Death by Plastic: Is Ocean Plastic Garbage Killing Whales?

Death by Plastic: Is Ocean Plastic Garbage Killing Whales?

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Minke Whale (Lesser Rorqual) (18.5 feet in length) observed dead, tail entangled in fishing gears,on Morro Bay Sandspit, Los Osos, California. Photo source; ©© Mike Baird

Excerpts; AFP

Millions of tonnes of plastic debris dumped each year in the world’s oceans could pose a lethal threat to whales, according to a scientific assessment to be presented at the International Whaling Commission, a key international whaling forum, this week from July 11 to 14th on the British island of Jersey…

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