Defenders of Wildlife Action Center - Sea Turtle

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On April 20th, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon Oil rig exploded, ultimately claiming the lives of thousands of animals. One year after the explosion, Defenders remains committed to protecting the wildlife impacted by this tragedy.

Your symbolic wildlife adoption in memory of the lost sea turtles, dolphins and other wildlife will help support our vital wildlife-saving work.

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This month, scientists linked the deaths of several dolphins to oil discharged during the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Defenders has mobilized tens of thousands of people to speak out for new safety measures to stop the next oil disaster.

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One year after the disaster, deaths of threatened and endangered sea turtles continue to mount in the Gulf of Mexico.

Defenders has taken BP to court to ensure that the company is held accountable for each and every sea turtle killed.

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Stop the Next Oil Disaster -- Take Action Now Text GULF to 90999 & Donate $10 to help save wildlife