Conservation

Fishing piers are home to an elevated number of interactions between sea turtles and recreational anglers. To mitigate the effects of incidental capture and entanglements, in 2013 we implemented the Responsible Pier...

Last week we headed to the Caribbean to implement the Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) across the main island of Puerto Rico and on the island of Vieques. We worked with...

This data represents all debris collected through LMC sponsored coastal cleanup events in Palm Beach County from January 1 – June 20, 2017. Following each beach and underwater cleanup, the Center’s...

We had a very successful road trip through Florida to visit many of our partners and install cigarette receptacles on their piers.  A few highlights of the trip are below!

Loggerhead Marinelife Center receives Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grant from Keep America Beautiful National Keep America Beautiful Initiative reports 60 percent reduction of cigarette litter in participating communities during 2016 Juno...

If you’ve gone shopping for accessories such as sunglasses or hair clips in the last 40 years, you are probably familiar with the ‘tortoiseshell’ pattern – mottled black and brown markings. ...

Last week, the Executive Director of the Balloon Council wrote an opinion article for the Palm Beach Daily News directed at LMC’s Balloon Ban Initiative. The article suggests that the initiative...

Last week, I joined Ocean Conservancy (OC) in Hong Kong for their International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting. The global event, hosted by The Hong Kong Cleanup and Ecozine, was held to...