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Skip a Straw, Save a Sea Turtle

The sign we have created that bars/restaurants can place to explain why they’re only handing out straws by request.

Leatherback, Loggerheads, Hawksbill, Green and the rarest and most endangered Kemp’s Ridley are sea turtle species that swim off Florida. Now, Sailors for the Sea, the Newport, Rhode Island-headquartered ocean conservation organization, has launched a campaign to encourage regattas, restaurants …

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Deepwater Horizon, The Long Road to Recovery

Scientists from Audubon Nature Institute and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries prepare to release a sea turtle after being treated for oil exposure from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster. Credit: U.S. Coast Guard

It seems as though it happened just yesterday, but April 20 will mark the fourth anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster. Eleven workers on the rig tragically lost their lives, and oil gushed from the damaged well for …

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Science Trawl: Researchers Hunting Sea Turtles

Hunting Sea Turtles   Hunting Sea Turtles is on in the coastal waters of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Two boat captains, two deckhands, one cook and four science personnel spend five days per week aboard Lady Lisa, a 75-foot …

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Guy Harvey? Who?

Iconic artist and environmentalist to open a new ‘Outpost’ at the Tradewinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach As I was preparing for my time at the Miami International Boat Show, I was constantly receiving press releases about this person …

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