Sea turtle conservation: Priorities for environmental education efforts

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All five species of sea turtle that occur in Florida are in danger of extinction.  Many of the reasons these turtles are declining are a result of people’s actions on beaches and in shallow waters. Environmental education is needed to increase awareness and appreciation for sea turtles, and to teach about the potential harmful impacts human behaviors can have on these animals. This document describes topics that are frequently misunderstood and discusses common human actions that are harmful to sea turtles, providing insight on which topics could be addressed during environmental education efforts. 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Sea turtle conservation: Priorities for environmental education efforts
Series title EDIS
Volume 2
Issue 4
Year Published 2020
Language English
Publisher UFIFAS Extension
Contributing office(s) Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Description UW46500, 4 p.
Country United States
State Florida
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