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Seabirds transport plastics around the world

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28 maart 2011

IMARES researcher Jan van Franeker presented results of marine litter studies at the 5th International Marine Debris Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii (20-25 March 2011)

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Each year, seabirds transport hundreds of tons of plastic, sometimes all around the globe.

Seabirds mistake plastic fro food, accumulate in in their stomach, and may transport the remains from distant wintering areas to their breeding colonies.



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