Pacifica Tribune/author unknown, 4/9/12. "Earth Day projects in Pacifica."
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You can also be Turtley Cool and Take Action by joining us at Linda Mar Beach (south Parking lot) for our Earth Day Celebration! We'll have activities for the whole family, including live performances by Haunted By Heroes, Ian and the Humpbacks and Jim Ocean; featured speakers including Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, Dr Chris Pincetich, and Jackie Speier; and booths including Sea Turtle Restoration project, the Marine Mammal Center, and many more organizations; kids activities; and more.
This year's Earth Day efforts will be dedicated to the magnificent sea turtle. These ancient sea dwellers have been around since before dinosaurs! Sadly, all seven species of sea turtle are now either critically endangered or threatened. Pollution and plastic debris in the ocean are among the top threats to sea turtles. Help us keep the ocean free of plastic debris this Earth Day by joining the cleanup efforts. Read more.
Related article - National Geographic Daily News/John Roach, 4/6/10. "Sea Turtles Netted", with pictures.
Posted by Kathy Meeh