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Aquarium hosts National Skip the Straw Day events February 23rd

A pleasant walk on the beach will often reveal unpleasant findings among the seashells: namely single-use plastics, one of the most common of which are drinking straws. Over 500 million plastic straws are used each day in the United States according to the Plastic Pollution Coalition, and too many of these find their way into the ocean, waterways and other natural habitats. “The vast majority of straws are discarded after one use. Some make it to landfills, but a lot end up in the... Read More
at Thursday, February 8, 2018

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