We did it!

WE DID IT!
Posted by Ocean Conservancy, January 7, 2013

Ocean Conservancy would like to thank all of you for supporting the fight for sea turtle nesting ground restoration along the Gulf of Mexico. With your help, today we are able to claim yet another victory in the fight for a healthy ocean ecosystem.

The National Resource Damage Assessment Council has approved the sea turtle nesting ground restoration project as one of ten initiatives that will receive early funding from the lawsuit over the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster.

Thank you for supporting our petition to protect baby sea turtles along the Gulf of Mexico. With your help, we can make a real difference in preserving a healthy ocean and its wildlife.

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How you can help

Please help us support an early restoration project that will help heal the Gulf of Mexico by protecting loggerhead turtle nesting grounds. Sign the petition today. This critical work will go a long way toward helping the recovery of threatened sea turtle populations by: • Eliminating or replacing existing lighting to reduce harm to turtle nesting grounds; • Retrofitting streetlights and…

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Much of the trash on our streets and in our neighborhoods ends up in our waterways, beginning a long, slow march to the ocean. And this trash, slowly degrading our ocean, impacts the food we eat and the water we drink. Join Ocean Conservancy and pledge to take on the trash. It's simple—do what you can to reduce your trash impact, clean up an open space near you or even join the 27th annual…

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