Brewing Up a Six-Pack Ring That Won’t Kill Turtles

Brewing Up a Six-Pack Ring That Won’t Kill Turtles

A biodegradable, edible invention from SaltWater Brewery and creative agency We Believers has people asking, ‘What took so long?’
 

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May 27, 2016
Culture and education editor Liz Dwyer has written about race, parenting, and social justice for several national publications. She was previously education editor at Good.

Given the amount of plastic floating in the world’s waterways, it’s not unusual for marine life to accidentally ingest bits of refuse—and get sick or die as a result. Then there’s the horrible fate of the creatures that get plastic six-pack rings stuck around their necks or bodies. Some, like the famous hourglass-shaped turtle Peanut, end up with deformed bodies and underdeveloped organs—if they’re not strangled first—all because they swam into a six-pack ring as a Baby….http://www.takepart.com/article/2016/05/27/brewing-six-pack-wont-kill-turtles?cmpid=tpanimals-eml-2016-06-04

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