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August 2014

How to Reduce Your Mercury Exposure from Seafood

By | Got Mercury? | No Comments

Will eating grilled swordfish or tuna sushi expose you to too much mercury? Find out by using the Got Mercury? calculator, provided by Turtle Island Restoration Network. Just enter your body weight, along with the type and amount of fish or shellfish you’re considering eating for the week, and you’ll see how much you will be over or under the maximum acceptable dietary limit for mercury set by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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The Summer Salmon Institute Goes Swimmingly

By | Gulf Education & Outreach, Marine Mammals & Seabirds, Sea Turtles, Summer Salmon Institute | No Comments

Thanks to Turtle Island Restoration Network’s hard work, and funding provided by the NOAA BWET grant, this years Summer Salmon Institute was a huge success. Teachers spent the week learning about hands on watershed education and it’s links to the newly adopted Next Generation Science Standards.

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