June 2018 Newsletter

Categories: News
CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON   Dear Friend of LMC, The month of June is upon us, and here at Loggerhead Marinelife Center we are happy to report that on the 9.5-mile stretch of beach we monitor, our research team has reported nearly 4,000 sea turtle nests to date. June and July is the peak of sea …

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Protecting Sea Turtles

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How policies and nonprofits work together in ocean conservation Here at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, we often talk about the importance of sea turtle conservation. We see the beauty they add to our oceans and the joy they bring to our community. But how are these captivating creatures actually protected? Let’s dive into the nebulous depths …

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World Oceans Day – Plastic is Forever

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Celebrate World Oceans Day by preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean. Plastic is forever – every bit of plastic that has ever been created still exists. Just think about how many times you have used a straw, plastic fork or knife, or plastic cup. These items are used for seconds, hours …

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Sea Turtles, Hatchlings and Nests – Oh My!

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Here in Palm Beach County, we’re approaching the peak of the 2018 sea turtle nesting season. That means more… and more… and MORE nests and hatchlings will soon be found on our local beaches! And who doesn’t love sea turtle hatchlings? They’re obviously completely adorable. Did you know that in 2017, Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s research …

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Why Should You Participate in The 7th Annual Run 4 The Sea?

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s 7th annual Run 4 The Sea is coming up on Saturday, June 16! The race includes a four-mile run for adults and a one-mile fun run for the kids! The funds raised from this event will directly benefit LMC’s mission to promote conservation of ocean ecosystems with a special focus on threatened …

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