Nov 15, 2019

Save the Turtles

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Sea turtles are an endangered species, but you can help preserve their habitats. You can make small changes no matter where you live, such as reducing how many single-use plastics you consume and only buying sustainable seafood. If you live or vacation near a sea turtle nesting beach, consider participating in a beach cleanup event and be aware of how your actions can help or harm sea turtles. Always leave the beach cleaner than how you found it.
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There are many species of turtles that are endangered. Some, commonly called tortoises, live on land and some in the ocean, there are half a dozen or so types ot turtles that live in oceans around the globe. You can help preserve their habitats. You can make small changes no matter where you live, such as reducing how many single-use plastics you consume and only buying sustainable seafood. If you live or vacation near a sea turtle nesting beach, consider participating in a beach cleanup event and be aware of how your actions can help or harm sea turtles. Always leave the beach cleaner than how you found it.
 
[[Category:Turtles and Tortoises]]
 
[[Category:Turtles and Tortoises]]
 
==Steps==
 
==Steps==
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#*Single-use plastics include shopping bags, water bottles, straws, coffee cups, produce bags, sandwich bags, and plastic wrap.
 
#*Single-use plastics include shopping bags, water bottles, straws, coffee cups, produce bags, sandwich bags, and plastic wrap.
 
#Carry reusable shopping bags with you. If you always have a reusable shopping bag with you, it's a lot easier to say no to plastic bags. There are lots of reusable tote bags that fold down into small to fit into your pocket or purse.<ref>https://ift.tt/2Of8tPa>
 
#Carry reusable shopping bags with you. If you always have a reusable shopping bag with you, it's a lot easier to say no to plastic bags. There are lots of reusable tote bags that fold down into small to fit into your pocket or purse.<ref>https://ift.tt/2Of8tPa>
#*Many states require stores to charge a fee for using plastic bags, so you can also save a little money by choosing reusable totes.
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#*Many places require shops and stores to charge a fee for using plastic bags, so you can also save a little money by choosing reusable totes.
 
#Drink from a reusable water bottle. Making sure you always have a reusable water bottle on hand is another great way to not need disposable plastic water bottles. Look for places you can refill your water bottle throughout the day. Often, cafes will refill your water bottle for free.<ref>https://ift.tt/2Of8tPa>
 
#Drink from a reusable water bottle. Making sure you always have a reusable water bottle on hand is another great way to not need disposable plastic water bottles. Look for places you can refill your water bottle throughout the day. Often, cafes will refill your water bottle for free.<ref>https://ift.tt/2Of8tPa>
 
#*You can also invest in a reusable coffee cup if you frequently order coffee or tea out. Disposable coffee cups are often lined with plastic, so they can't be recycled.
 
#*You can also invest in a reusable coffee cup if you frequently order coffee or tea out. Disposable coffee cups are often lined with plastic, so they can't be recycled.


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