SEA TURTLES ABSORB ALL TYPES OF CHEMICALS FROM THE SEA

From WWF-Australia: "A research project led by WWF-Australia found a large number of human-sourced chemicals, including heart and gout medication, in green turtles foraging near towns on the Great Barrier Reef." WWF-Australia’s Christine Madden Hof adds, "Be careful what you put down your sink, wash from your driveways, spray on your lawns, everything ends up in the ocean and turtles are ingesting not only plastics but accumulating the chemicals as well. We know for some populations of turtles, these chemicals are having a negative impact on their health."

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