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Archive for July 2017

It’s “Tortuga Time”: A Lilly Pulitzer “Print with Purpose” in support of the sea turtle hospital at Loggerhead Marine Center

Lilly Pulitzer, the iconic American resort wear brand, will support the sea turtle hospital at Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) through their on-going charitable initiative, Prints with Purpose. Lilly Pulitzer once said, “If you haven’t any charity in your heart you have the worst kind of heart trouble.” The Lilly Pulitzer brand proudly carries on Lilly Pulitzer’s…

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center researchers publish study on sea turtle health

Research biologists from the Research Laboratory at Loggerhead Marinelife Center recently published a scientific study on how contaminants such as mercury and natural toxins from red tide algal blooms affect sea turtles’ health. In 2014, Dr. Justin Perrault, the Center’s associate director of research, began studying the toxins’ effects on Kemp’s ridley and green sea…

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July 2017 Newsletter

CEO CHATTER WITH JACK LIGHTON   Dear Friend of LMC:   Greetings from Juno Beach, Florida, where sea turtle nesting season has reached its peak and our beaches are welcoming sea turtles by the thousands! Our research team is staying busy monitoring sea turtle nests and hatch-outs on the 9.5-mile stretch of beach Loggerhead Marinelife…

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Why environmental storytelling is everything

I think I know what you’re thinking. “Please, not another Millennial trying to change the world with social media posts and blogs.” That might be a real feeling for many. But changing the world is important to me. And it’s important to the rest of Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s team. It’s why we put so much…

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Two sea turtles to be released from Juno Beach Wednesday* morning

WHO:   Loggerhead Marinelife Center of Juno Beach (LMC) WHAT:  Loggerhead Marinelife Center will release two sub-adult loggerhead sea turtles from its facility Wednesday morning. Krebster was found near Hutchinson Island with anemia, hypoglycemia and overall poor health due to starvation. Dr. Paul was accidentally hooked by an angler at the Juno Beach Pier. Fortunately, after months of fluids, medications…

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