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Study Shows Microscopic Plastics Harm Baby Sea Turtles – Implications For Ocean Life Cycle

Source: Phys.org/Kat Gilmore/University of Georgia

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Ingestion of degrading ocean plastics likely poses a substantial risk to the survival of post-hatchling sea turtles because the particles can lead to blockages and nutritional deficiencies, according to new research from Loggerhead Marinelife...