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These are the plastic items that most kill whales, dolphins, turtles and seabirds


Roman, L and Hardesty, BD and Wilcox, C and Schuyler, Q, These are the plastic items that most kill whales, dolphins, turtles and seabirds, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 14 December (2020) [Magazine Article]

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How do we save whales and other marine animals from plastic in the ocean? Our new review shows reducing plastic pollution can prevent the deaths of beloved marine species. Over 700 marine species, including half of the world’s cetaceans (such as whales and dolphins), all of its sea turtles and a third of its seabirds, are known to ingest plastic.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:marine megafauna, plastic pollution, cetacean, death, dolphin, ingestion, marine debris, pinniped, sea turtle, seabird, seal, whale
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Environmental management
Research Field:Conservation and biodiversity
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Objective Field:Environmental policy, legislation and standards not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Roman, L (Dr Lauren Roman)
ID Code:146492
Year Published:2020
Deposited By:Ecology and Biodiversity
Deposited On:2021-09-09
Last Modified:2021-09-13

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