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Friday, December 9, 2011

Ugh! North Sea Birds with Plastic in Them

Pretty gross and sad. Read the full story here.
Data from studies monitoring the amount of consumer plastic eaten by sea birds suggest that levels in the North Sea are well above targets... and the figures are rising.

For the most recent monitoring period, the target amount was exceeded in well over half the birds studied, with the English Channel being the worst affected region with 74% of birds over the threshold.

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