Endangered Sea Turtles

By: Jailene Rodriguez

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Sea turtle habitats are destroyed by coastal development. which includes both shoreline and seafloor alterations, seafloor dredging, vessel traffic, construction, and alteration of vegetation.

Plastics, discarded fishing gear, oils , waste and other debris harm and kill sea turtles through ingestion and entanglement. pollution disrupts nesting behavior and causes hatchling death. Chemical pollutants can weaken sea turtles’ immune systems, making them to disease.

Endangered Ocean: Sea Turtles