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With graduation season in full force and Mother’s Day right around the corner, please don’t forget to hold on tight to those celebratory balloons…. or better yet, don’t buy them at all! Since 2017, Loggerhead Marinelife Center has removed over 1,700 balloons from local Florida beaches. When balloons are released into the sky, they often come down and end up in our ocean. Deflated balloons resemble jellies, a common food item for… Read More
This has been a busy semester! We have been traveling, starting new projects, and counting endless amounts of trash removed from local beaches. In the midst of everything, we welcomed three new Conservation Interns in August. We rely heavily on the dedication of our volunteers and interns. Each new group brings new ideas, new skills, and new ways to learn and improve. We are very lucky to have another amazing set of… Read More
In 2008, Jack Johnson, along with his team, created All At Once, a social action network that allows his fans to learn, inspire change, and connect with environmental groups in their communities. The team works hard to use their platform for good. While on tour, the crew installs water refill stations, sells reusable water bottles and pint glasses, works with venues to eliminate plastic straws, offers recycling and composting, fuels their tour… Read More
I hope everyone had a safe and happy 4th of July! While we all look forward to holiday BBQs, beach days, and colorful fireworks displays, the inevitable truth is that all of these celebrations tend to leave trash behind. This is especially important on Independence Day as it falls at the height of sea turtle nesting season on our densely nested beaches. This morning, we gathered a group of volunteers to do… Read More