Ocean plastic plague threatens seabirds
September 1, 2015 12:36 PM - Chris Wilcox, Britta Denise Hardesty & Erik van Sebille, The Ecologist
Already 60% of seabird species have plastic in their guts, often as much as 8% of their body weight. And with ocean plastic increasing exponentially, that figure will rise to 99% by 2050, threatening some birds' survival. Unless we act.