1. Because of this confusion, plastic causes roughly a thousand marine turtle passings each year.
2. These are the only in-water surveys for marine turtles in Belize.
3. But still, as long as you're fishing on the sea floor, there's a good chance that you could be collecting marine turtles.
4. We have trawlers, trawling in very close to the shore line in places that have almost no rules, taking in bycatch of marine turtles and dolphins and over harvesting too many species without any sort of regulations.