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Balloons killing seabirds


Roman, L, Balloons killing seabirds, ABC Radio Hobart Drive with Kylie Baxter, ABC Radio 936, Hobart, Tasmania, 04 March (2019) [Media Interview]

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Do you celebrate a special occasion with balloons? You're not alone. Traditionally balloons highlight kids parties, weddings, even garage sales. But scientists like Dr Lauren Roman of the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies want you to think again as their research shows balloons are killing seabirds at a greater rate than first thought. Here's what they know.

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Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:seabird, marine debris, balloon, mortality, plastic pollution
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Environmental management
Research Field:Conservation and biodiversity
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Marine systems and management
Objective Field:Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
UTAS Author:Roman, L (Dr Lauren Roman)
ID Code:146473
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2021-09-08
Last Modified:2021-09-13

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