Melange of plastic junk found in sea turtle
See just how much strange, plastic debris was found in a single juvenile sea turtle.
Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 11:10 PM
Trying to get disposable plastics out of your life? Here comes a photo that’ll scare you into stepping up those efforts. Above is a photo of the plastic debris found in a single juvenile sea turtle that was accidentally captured in Bahía Samborombón, Argentina.
Actually, the sea turtle had ingested even more plastic than pictured above. There was so much plastic debris that some of it got cropped out! See the full image at SeaTurtle.org
What can you do about this plague of plastic in the oceans? Start by cutting back on the amount of disposable plastics you use. Find out more about the plastic problem — and what you can do about it — by watching “Bag It”
on TV or at the theater in April.
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