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Pollution: Sea Turtle Dies After Swallowing 317 Pieces Of Plastic


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Simone
- 1243 days ago - globalanimal.org
AUSTRALIA - Plastic bags, small lids and even lollipop sticks were among the 317 pieces of plastic found in the digestive system of a green sea turtle who washed ashore on a New South Whales beach earlier this month. The young turtle was the worst case



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Iona Kentwell (134)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 6:41 am
This is disgusting. The thoughtlessness and carelessness of so many humans is so awful.
 

Constance F. (430)
Saturday July 2, 2011, 11:59 pm
There was another post also that showed that fish had pieces of plastic in their digestive system off the Pacific Coast in California. Sea turtles in Australia now!. Yes, Iona, disgusting our utter lack of respect and regard for the environment we actually need to thrive in, and the first victims will be other species. What a heart break we are.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Sunday July 3, 2011, 12:34 am
Really tragic.

Somehow we need to get that plastic out of the oceans.
 

Ritva J. (111)
Sunday July 3, 2011, 4:24 am
Horrible.
 

Desiree Oakes (2)
Sunday July 3, 2011, 9:58 am
we need to try harder to clean our oceans...
 

Sandy M. (0)
Monday August 1, 2011, 10:13 am
Have you heard of a nurdle? Do you know what it is? This video is related to your post. You should see it. http://youtu.be/57_KdKrJKeM
 
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