The National Aquarium is throwing its weight behind a invoice to get a everlasting grant program for sea turtle rescues.

The Sea Turtle Rescue Assistance and Rehabilitation Act was simply authorised by the House of Representatives and is now going to the Senate.

The aquarium began pushing for the invoice 4 years in the past.

There is a longtime grant program to assist different marine animals, however the aquarium discovered a funding hole in the case of the ocean turtles.

An aquarium spokesperson says they’ve seen extra sea turtles get stranded in recent times.

“We know that the pattern is definitely rising, and a few of that’s simply climate-driven. More sea turtles are touring farther north because the ocean warms and will are getting caught within the Cape Cod Bay space,” mentioned Ryan Fredriksson, V.P. of Government Affairs on the National Aquarium.

The aquarium has helped rescue a whole bunch of sea turtles through the years.