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Nine In Ten Seabirds Have Plastic In Their Systems

Geo Beats
Geo Beats
A recent study has found that around 90 percent of seabirds have plastic in their systems after mistaking it for food, and this number is expected to increase to 99 percent by 2050.

Plastic continues to be a growing threat to seabirds around the world. 

A recent study has calculated that about 90 percent of these birds currently have some plastic in their system due to retention after ingesting it. 

This far exceeds the 29 percent that had been previously estimated. 

And, based on projections, that gap is expected to grow even larger, as 99 percent will likely have plastic contents in their gu

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