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.


Publicado em 06 de dezembro de 2019, 03:59 AM por biohexx1 biohexx1 | 0 comentários | 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.


Publicado em 02 de dezembro de 2019, 10:24 PM por biohexx1 biohexx1 | 2 comentários | 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.


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