Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 2, 2019

The alarming trend of whales filled with plastic

Vox reports

Our oceans are filling with plastic, which in turn is filling up the bellies of the creatures in the sea.Recently, researchers examined seven beluga whales harvested by Inuvialuit hunters in Canada. This month they reported that they’d found microplastics in the digestive systems of every whale.

Read article at  Plastic pollution: The alarming trend of whales filled with plastic, explained – Vox


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