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Is coronavirus helping turtles? The answer's complicated

A narrative has emerged during the Covid-19 pandemic of nature returning in our absence. One example is turtles, with reports of them "thriving" during lockdown, and bumper hatchings on empty beaches as humans stay indoors.

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Microplastics discovered in 'extreme' concentrations in the North Atlantic

Within the Atlantic Ocean is the world's only sea without shores, its borders defined by the currents of the North Atlantic gyre. The Sargasso Sea takes its name from sargassum, a free-floating golden brown seaweed that is a haven for hatchling sea turtles and hundreds of other marine species who use it to feed, grow and hide from predators. But the sargassum is now home to objects wholly unnatural too.

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