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UN’SHUCKING’BELIEVABLE

2016-02-16
JJ Waters

Imagine looking out your window and a seeing a piece of land the size of a football field disappearing. Now, imagine a football field vanishing every 45 minutes. If you live in Southeastern Louisiana that’s your window. Louisiana’s estuarine wetlands are disappearing at an astounding rate. Since 1930, 1,900 square miles of wetlands have been lost, and it’s estimated that 34 years from now, by 2050, another 700 square miles will be gone.

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‘HANDS OFF!’ IS BEST POLICY FOR SEA TURTLE HATCHLINGS

2016-08-29
FWC

Sea turtle hatchlings are digging out of their nests and clambering toward the ocean in September and October, the last months of Florida’s sea turtle nesting season.

Just remember, “Hands off!” is the best policy for beachgoers encountering sea turtle hatchings.

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