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Ambassadors of the Sea

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As I child I dreamed of riding on the backs of giant sea turtles in the ocean and exploring the depths of the sea with the all knowledgeable sea turtle as my guide. As I have grown older, I realize that the sea turtle is in an all out struggle for it's life as a species. A major contributor to its looming extinction is human activity that leads to the depleting of vital environments the sea turtle needs to survive. As well as, they have become over fished and hunted for their shells, meat and eggs. In many occasions they...

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Coming Soon!!!! Baby Loggerhead SeaTurtles...

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              We are so excited. Its almost time for the first of many Baby Sea turtles nests to hatch. Just a 30-minute drive from Downtown Savannah, Tybee Island is the perfect spot to watch these little miracles make the harrowing trek from the protection of their mommas nest, to the edge of the breaking waves of the ocean for saftey. There are 24 nests along the 5 miles of beach that stretch from North Beach to South Beach. Tybee Island will be booming with Babes for the next couple months.         Jamie and I recently had a chance to...

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Cocoa Beach, FL doing their part to inform beachgoers about baby Sea Turtles

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March 1 was the official start of the sea turtle nesting season. Please leave the beaches at night as natural as possible. Items left behind like trash, sand castles, deep holes and debris can make it hard for a mommy turtle to do her job. It's an amazing treat to witness this miracle of mother nature in person. Report sick, injured, entangled or dead sea turtles to the FWC’s Wildlife Alert Hotline, 1-888-404-3922 (FWCC)    

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Turt Sunglasses is pleased to partner with Billion Baby Turtles and SEE Turtles

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Billion Baby Turtles was founded in 2008 by Brad Nahill  and Dr. Wallace J. Nichols. Their amazing program supports sea turtle conservation organizations that work to protect sea turtle hatchlings across Latin America. The funds go towards paying local residents to patrol important turtle nesting beaches, protecting turtles that come up to nest, and ensuring that the eggs are protected. Check them out at https://www.seeturtles.org/billion-baby-turtles/ Each pair of Turt Sunglasses will save 5 baby turtles.

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Turt Sunglasses partners with Turt Saves to help save Baby Turtles

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This Eco friendly Non Profit organization is run by Sylvia Zinger and Cheyann Eder. Together, they provide passion and protection of endangered sea turtle environments. With most species of sea turtles on the endangered list, their work is helping to save this spectacular beast for many years to come.     Turt Saves mission plan is to: Protect Sea turtle nesting beaches. Educate future Eco Warriors on the importance of Sea turtles. Support baby turtle hatchery's. Develop Eco tourism to help educate. Provide volunteers for beach patrols. Organize Beach clean ups.    Turt Sunglasses will donate a portion of the sale...

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