Annual Earth Day Celebrations

Annual Earth Day Celebrations

Each year, Clearwater Marine Aquarium hosts a “Trash to Toys” competition to celebrate Earth Day and encourage recycling. 35 competing classrooms at Hillsborough and Pinellas County elementary schools designed environmental enrichment devices for Winter, Hope and Nicholas, the rescued dolphins at CMA.

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Fishing Gear Tips to Protect Sea Turtles

Fishing Gear Tips to Protect Sea Turtles

Practicing the use of safer fishing hooks and proper disposal of fishing gear are a few ways you can help make a big difference! Fishing can be a great way to spend a summer day; however, it’s important to remove all debris and waste left over from any fishing trip to...
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World Oceans Day Pledge

World Oceans Day Pledge

Make a Pledge to Keep Our Oceans Clean and Protect All Marine Life! Clearwater Marine Aquarium is asking you to pledge to protect and conserve oceans and marine life. Become an ambassador for environmental conservation and stand up for marine life. Small acts can make...
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Why Plastic Is a Problem for Sea Turtles and the Ocean

Why Plastic Is a Problem for Sea Turtles and the Ocean

Jellyfish, plastic bags, balloons; these all look like food to a hungry sea turtle. But plastics and trash don’t belong inside a sea turtle or in the ocean at all. They can lead to a number of environmental problems. They are especially dangerous for marine animals that can become entangled or accidentally ingest these items while feeding. Once ingested, the plastic items can cause a variety of issues.

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Earth Day Celebrations

Earth Day Celebrations

Trash to Toys 2017 Recycling Contest for Earth Day In honor of Earth Day, Clearwater Marine Aquarium held its annual Trash to Toys recycling contest. Every year, we challenge classrooms at local elementary schools to create enrichment toys for our rescued dolphins...
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Manatee Appreciation: How We Can Protect Them Together

Manatee Appreciation: How We Can Protect Them Together

At Clearwater Marine Aquarium we are involved in the conservation, research, rescue, rehab and release of marine animals, including manatees. Learn about these majestic marine mammals, how we are helping them and what you can do to protect them, too. Protecting...
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