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Plastics affecting local sea life

The Gulf of Mexico is one of the area’s most beneficial resources. It is important that we take good care of it. Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the Earth four times. A lot of that plastic…

Dangers of plastic in our oceans

Today, veterinarians at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Gulfport performed a necropsy on a large loggerhead sea turtle to determine the role plastic had in its health and eventual death. The doctors point to this as a prime…