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Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) is one of Florida’s most unique non-profit cultural destinations focused on ocean and sea turtle conservation.
Our vision is, “to be recognized locally and internationally as the leading authority in sea turtle education, research, and rehabilitation.”

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  • February 20, 2017 05/29/15 The Never Ending Story – Marine Pollution

    On my first day of work at LMC, our President & CEO Jack Lighton stood in our sea turtle hospital holding a tupperware labeled "hatchlings," which held nine small jars containing the stomach contents of deceased hatchlings, and began to get teary eyed. A silence …

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  • February 17, 2017 05/29/15 LMC plants first off-campus green sea turtle vegetable garden

    Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Campus Sustainability Initiative is reaching new heights. Or maybe we should say “depths!” As part of Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Campus Sustainability Initiative, which began last year in an effort to reduce the Center’s on campus waste, LMC recently started its own Green Turtle …

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  • February 17, 2017 05/29/15 Balloon Ban Response

    A couple of weeks ago, the Executive Director of the Balloon Council wrote an opinion article for the Palm Beach Daily News directed at LMC’s Balloon Ban Initiative. The article suggests that the initiative is misguided and that balloons do not pose a real threat …

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