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Research finds even a single piece of plastic can kill a sea turtle. The ingestion of plastic has been linked to a sea turtle's cause of death.        

  • Even one piece of plastic can kill a sea turtle, study finds
    Even just one piece of plastic is enough to increase the odds a sea turtle could die from eating it, says a study from Australia. Researchers from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research ...
    09/14/2018 - 5:34 am | View Link
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  • Plastic Pollution | Coastal Care
    Environmentalists have long denounced plastic as a long-lasting pollutant that does not fully break down, in other terms, not biodegradable. In 2004, a study lead by Dr Richard Thompson at the University of Plymouth, UK, reported finding great amount of plastic particles on beaches and waters in Europe, the Americas, Australia, Africa and Antarctica.
    05/16/2019 - 5:37 am | View Website
  • Synthetic polymers in the marine environment: A rapidly ...
    When plastic debris enters the sea, the proportion that floats, heads for surface accumulation zones. Modeling done by Ingraham and Ebbesmeyer (2000), using the Ocean Surface Current Simulator (OSCURS), seeded 113 drifters uniformly over the North Pacific from the US Coast to China.The model showed that after 12 years, winds and currents had gathered 75% of the drifters into an area of the ...
    05/15/2019 - 10:56 pm | View Website
  • 22 Facts About Plastic Pollution (And 10 Things We Can Do ...
    Tiny plastic beads used in hundreds of toiletries like facial scrubs and toothpastes have even been found in our Great Lakes—the largest group of freshwater lakes in the world! Giant garbage patches (one twice the size of Texas) can be found floating around in the oceans. And all this plastic pollution is not only a problem for the earth, it's bad for our health.
    05/15/2019 - 9:30 pm | View Website
  • Oceanwatch Australia
    OceanWatch is thrilled with the announcement that the NSW Government is investing in the Master Fisherman Program. The program is a joint initiative between industry and government and is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and professionalism of local fishers.
    05/15/2019 - 2:42 pm | View Website
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    Get the latest science news and technology news, read tech reviews and more at ABC News.
    05/15/2019 - 11:43 am | View Website
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