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These edible beer rings may help protect marine life

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A small beer company in Florida hopes to protect marine life by developing better packaging.

Six pack rings for beer cans have been killing ocean animals for decades, as birds, sea turtles and other sea creatures often get tangled in the rings or mistake them for food.

Now, Saltwater Brewery has created a biodegradable version from the wheat and barley that’s left over after brewing. They’re even safe for animals to eat.

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