World Turtle News, 02/19/2020
Plastic pollution poses threat to African turtle paradise
Despite conservation efforts by the oceanic island Príncipe—whose beaches provide crucial nesting sites for green, leatherback, and hawksbill turtles—sea turtles face a barrage of human-induced threats. The most prominent threat includes plastic pollution, where many turtles have been known to ingest (at all life stages) as they often mistake plastic debris for food.
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