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Newly-hatched sea turtles use moonlight to find their way to the sea. Tall, bright lights can confuse them. Build a prototype of beach lighting for paths that guides humans safely but doesn't distract turtles.

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Saving Sea Turtles

Saving Sea Turtles

Newly-hatched sea turtles use moonlight to find their way to the sea. Tall, bright lights can confuse them. Build a prototype of beach lighting for paths that guides humans safely but doesn't distract turtles.