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Plastic in Albatross

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One topic in the last post was how oceans are garbage-dumps. This morning I found a picture that visualizes that quite impressively:

Plastic in Albatross

From treehugger.com:

Cynthia Vanderlip, manager of the State of Hawaii’s Kure Atoll Wildlife Sanctuary, cut open the dead body of a fledgling Laysan albatross (nicknamed “Shed Bird”) to find more than half a pound of plastic in its stomach.

Written by Claus

September 3rd, 2007 at 2:04 am

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