Archive for February 8th, 2014

 

Marine Debris and Loggerhead Turtles

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In 2013, a study was conducted on the presence of marine debris in loggerhead sea turtles along the coast of Tuscany, Italy.  Scientists collected stranded turtles in the north Tyrrhenian Sea and inspected their stomach and intestines for debris.  They found that plastics were the main type of debris ingested by the loggerheads, specifically sheet […]