Posts tagged: pollution

Chemical Pollution Gets to Antarctic Marine Bird Colonies

Latitude is the main factor which determines the organic pollutant concentration in Antarctic giant petrels -emblematic species in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic regions-, according to an article from the journal Environmental Research in which Professor Jacob González Solís, from the Department of Evolutionary Biology, Ecology and Environmental Sciences and the Biodiversity Research Institute of the University of […]

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90 Percent Of Birds Eat Plastic, Study Finds

A new study found that 90 percent of existing seabirds have ingested plastic from waste that has wound up in the ocean. The majority of seabirds like albatrosses and penguins have eaten plastic of some kind, possibly from trash that has been washed out into the ocean, according to a press release. A new study […]

Tuesday September 1st, 2015 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 90 Percent Of Birds Eat Plastic, Study Finds