January 2018 Newsletter

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CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON   Dear Friend of LMC: On behalf of our entire team, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your incredible support of our Center and our mission. 2017 was our most impactful year to date. With your support, LMC welcomed more guests, educated more students, protected more sea turtle …

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Hot Chicks and Cool Dudes

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How changing temperatures, increased marine debris, and threats to global habitats are requiring a holistic change in how we approach sea turtle conservation Written by Jack E. Lighton President & CEO, the Sea Turtle Hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center A recent research study published in Current Biology and shared on National Geographic’s Facebook page, regarding how …

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Double sea turtle release off Juno Beach Thursday morning*

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Who: Loggerhead Marinelife Center When*: Thursday, Dec. 28 at 11 a.m. Pre-release procedures begin at 10:30 a.m. Where: Loggerhead Marinelife Center (14200 US Highway One, Juno Beach) What: LMC will release sea turtles Brother Kenny and Brieanna from its facility off Juno Beach. Brother Kenny and Brieanna are both sub-adult loggerheads that were found near Hutchinson …

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Four Wishes for the Ocean this Holiday SEAson

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We wish for trash-free seas Some scientists estimate that more plastic than plant or animal matter will fill our oceans by 2050. Plastic never biodegrades; it only breaks up into smaller pieces. This threatens the lives of sea turtles, marine mammals, fish and other animals that call the ocean home. LMC’s conservation team and Blue …

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December 2017 Newsletter

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CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON     Dear Friends of LMC:   On behalf of our entire team of staff, volunteers, supporters and of course our sea turtle patients, I am excited to wish everyone a happy holiday season. It is hard to believe we have made our way to the final weeks of 2017, …

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