Today’s international turtle day!! Environment Abu Dhabi posted on their Instagram that a study showed 80% of turtles that are found dead had ingested plastic.
An estimated 100,000 turtles and countless other sea animals die each year from ingesting plastic. EAD recently conducted a study that showed plastic materials were found in 80% of dead hawksbill turtles in Abu Dhabi while 97 plastic pieces were discovered in 55 turtles. pic.twitter.com/LrhzO156oc
— The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (@EADTweets) May 23, 2022