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New Study: Plastic Fragments in Seabird Stomachs

New Study: Plastic Fragments in Seabird Stomachs

Mediterranean Sea, March 1, 2014 (PBBR) – Plastic debris in our oceans is killing seabirds. A new study released by the European Commission’s Science for Environment Policy brings this fact to the forefront of plastic pollution. One of the main reasons for plastic bag bans is to reduce the amount of plastic pollution in our […]

Invisible Plastic Soup is Harming Ocean Animals

Invisible Plastic Soup is Harming Ocean Animals

WAGENINGEN, The Netherlands, September 21, 2012 (ENS) – Plastic nanoparticles released when plastic debris decomposes in seawater can have an adverse effect on sea animals, Dutch scientists have found. Nanoparticles of plastic measuring just thirty millionths of a millimeter, invisible to the naked eye, are responsible for inhibiting feeding and growth in mussels, according to […]

Dolphin Tangled in Plastic Bag

Dolphin Tangled in Plastic Bag

A dolphin swims and flips constantly in the ocean trying to get untangled from a plastic bag. According to the notes below the video, the dolphin eventually freed himself, although it is not shown in the video. Video from Paulphin Photography.

Blue Heron Dies from Plastic Net Over Bill

Blue Heron Dies from Plastic Net Over Bill

Ottawa, Canada, Sept. 1st, 2012 – CBC News, Canada reports that a Great Blue Heron has died from its mouth being forced shut by a red plastic net. Read the shocking story at CBC News Canada. Cover photo: Great blue heron. Photograph taken at Knight Inlet in Canada. Author: Charles J. Sharpe.  Licensed under the Creative […]

Plea to save camel habitat

Plea to save camel habitat

The following article is republished by permission of Gulf News. Written by Binsal Abdul Kader, Staff Reporter with Gulf News, it was published on January 8th, 2012. The article lays out the plight of the camel. Plea to save camel habitat By Binsal Abdul Kader, Staff Reporter Published: 00:00 January 8, 2012 Abu Dhabi: An initiative […]