10 de dezembro de 2019

Viral Image Shows Grey Seal Pup Lounging With A Starbucks Bottle.

An amateur photographer has captured an image of a young pup lounging next to a glass Starbucks bottle in the midst of the UK grey pup season in what some say highlights the pervasiveness of human rubbish problems around the world.

https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/viral-image-shows-grey-seal-pup-lounging-with-a-starbucks-bottle/amp.html

Publicado em 10 de dezembro de 2019, 08:08 TARDE por biohexx1 biohexx1 | 0 comments | Deixar um comentário

The Number Of Sea Creatures Choking On Plastic Will Put You Off Ever Buying Another Bottled Drink.

If we keep going at this rate, it is estimated there will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050.

https://m.huffingtonpost.co.uk/amp/entry/sea-creatures-choking-plastic-bottled-drink_uk_5de8dbd6e4b0913e6f8ba3a8/

Publicado em 10 de dezembro de 2019, 04:36 TARDE por biohexx1 biohexx1 | 0 comments | Deixar um comentário

08 de dezembro de 2019

Plastic pollution has killed half a million hermit crabs that confused trash for shells.

Now another sea creature is discovering the devastating effects of plastic pollution: hermit crabs. Garbage that has washed ashore has killed more than half a million hermit crabs on remote islands.

https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/plastic-pollution-has-killed-half-a-million-hermit-crabs-that-confused-trash-for-shells/

Publicado em 08 de dezembro de 2019, 04:01 MANHÃ por biohexx1 biohexx1 | 0 comments | Deixar um comentário

06 de dezembro de 2019

Why do ocean animals eat plastic?

Whales with stomachs full of plastic have turned up around the world. Here's what we know.

https://relay.nationalgeographic.com/proxy/distribution/public/amp/animals/2019/12/whales-eating-plastic-pollution

Publicado em 06 de dezembro de 2019, 03:59 MANHÃ por biohexx1 biohexx1 | 0 comments | Deixar um comentário

02 de dezembro de 2019

Dead sperm whale had 220 pounds of garbage in its stomach, including rope, plastic and gloves.

Researchers on a Scottish island found disturbing items during a necropsy of a juvenile sperm whale: 220 pounds of land and sea debris.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/12/02/dead-sperm-whale-had-pounds-garbage-its-stomach-including-rope-plastic-gloves/?outputType=amp

Publicado em 02 de dezembro de 2019, 10:24 TARDE por biohexx1 biohexx1 | 2 comments | Deixar um comentário

21 de novembro de 2019

Manta rays and whale sharks consuming massive amounts of plastics near Indonesia.

A team of researchers from Australia, the U.S., Indonesia and New Zealand has measured the amount of plastics that manta rays and whale sharks are ingesting off the coast of Indonesia. In their paper published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science, the group describes how they measured the ingestion of plastics by the marine animals.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/phys.org/news/2019-11-manta-rays-whale-sharks-consuming.amp

Publicado em 21 de novembro de 2019, 09:36 TARDE por biohexx1 biohexx1 | 1 comment | Deixar um comentário

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