03 Jul '11, 3pm

Sea Turtles Suffer Terribly Because of Plastic Trash | Care2 Causes

Sea Turtles Suffer Terribly Because of Plastic Trash | Care2 Causes

317 pieces. That’s how much plastic clogged the digestive system of the giant sea turtle found dead on a beach in New South Wales. The animal had quietly and slowly starved. Food could no longer find its way past the bits of fishing line, plastic bags, small lids, plastic tape, and lollipop sticks the turtle had mistaken for food. This was a young animal so the plastic was packed into a body that had grown to only 15 inches (40 centimeters). Australian Seabird Rescue volunteers who performed the necropsy called their findings the worst example of plastic ingestion they had seen in 15 years. Plastic rubbish in 30% of dead turtles A new study from Earthwatch in Queensland looked at the guts of over 120 dead turtles found in Moreton Bay. Dr. Kathy Townsend found plastic rubbish in over 30 per cent of them. In an interview with ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), Townse...

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straitstimes.com 03 Jul '11, 11am

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care2.com 03 Jul '11, 9pm

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care2.com 02 Jul '11, 6pm

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earthtimes.org 03 Jul '11, 5pm

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More than 250 million tons of plastic is produced around the world each year. About seven million tons of it ends up in th...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Jul '11, 2pm

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