Saving sea turtles from marine debris with Dr Kathy Townsend (Part 1 of 2)

Dr Kathy Townsend is a Senior Lecturer at University of Sunshine Coast, with a particular interest in marine conservation and human impacts on the marine environment. In this fascinating chat, we take a deep dive on Kathy's some 17 years' experience researching the impact of marine debris on sea turtles - and what we can all do about it.

This is the first part of our two-part chat with Kathy, with the second (and final) part released next week.

Useful links:

  1. Dr Kathy Townsend on LinkedIn:
  2. Dr Kathy Townsend at USC:
  3. Dr Kathy Townsend on ResearchGate:
  4. Brisbane Times article, May 2018, Queensland researchers hope sea turtles, birds will benefit from plastic ban:

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