Global Impact Of Debris On Marine Life Studied
(Click the enlarge) This is a sample of the debris recovered from marine life. (Credit: Lloyd Russell)
Nearly 700 species of marine animal have been recorded as having encountered human-made debris such as plastic and glass according to the most comprehensive impact study in more than a decade.
(From ScienceDaily)– Researchers at Plymouth University found evidence of 44,000 animals and organisms becoming entangled in, or swallowing debris, from reports recorded from across the globe. Read the full story »