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Sea turtles struggle years after unexplained die-off

April 7, 2019 - General

New research is detailing how environmental stressors, including heavy metals, brought on by human activity are harming coastal green sea turtle populations – work that researchers hope will inform conservation efforts going forward.

Green sea turtle in Hawaii [Credit: Ohio State]In a study that appears in the journal Science of the Total Environment, a multidisciplinary group of researchers set about evaluating turtle health, water…

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