How and where are Sea Pearls harvested?

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How and where are Sea Pearls harvested?

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Our sponges come mainly from the Gulf Coast of Florida, the Bahamas and occasionally, from Greece. Our distributor works closely with the University of Florida Sea Grant Extension Program to insure that sponge harvesting remains a sustainable resource. Sponge production in Florida has been consistent in recent years. Field studies have confirmed that commercial sponges are a small fraction(less than 2%) of the total sponge community and commercial sponges are not found in coral reef areas. Field work has also documented the remarkable regenerative capability of sponges. Sponge tissue left attached to the substrate when the sponge is harvested can actually grow to produce a new sponge within months. Q: What causes Toxic Shock Syndrome? What is its relationship to tampon usage? A: The direct cause of TSS is the presence of the bacterium s. aureus in the bloodstream. Research has concluded that s. aureus enters the blood through wounds in the vagina known as cervical erosion. Research don

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