Sea Turtles of Okinawa

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How do plastic get stuck in sea turtle nostrils?

By jhjanicki on Wednesday,November 16th, 2016 in Awareness, Biology, Conservation, No Comments

There has been two recent events related to objects stuck in the nostrils of sea turtles which are the product of accumulating plastic debris in the ocean, specifically in the waters of northwest Costa Rica. One is where a straw was stuck in the nostril of an Olive Ridley sea turtle (Robinson & Figgener 2015) […]