Wednesday, October 20

What are the plastic objects that kill the most dolphins, whales and other marine animals

  • Laura Roman, Britta Denise Hardesty and others
  • The Conversation*


Fishing waste, such as nets, lines and tackle, is more dangerous for larger animals, especially seals and sea lions.

How do we save whales and other marine animals from plastic in the ocean?

Our new analysis shows that reducing plastic pollution can prevent the death of beloved marine species.

It is known that more than 700 marine speciesIncluding half of the world’s cetaceans (such as whales and dolphins), all sea turtles, and a third of seabirds ingest plastic.

When animals eat plastic, this can block your digestive system, and cause a slow death and prolonged by starvation.

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