Seabird and plastic debris
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Plastic impacts on seabirds assessed

A new analysis estimates that about 90% of seabirds are likely to have some plastic in their stomach.

And the researchers who've done the study say that unless something is done to stem the flow of waste going into the world's oceans, then by 2050, virtually every seabird will have plastic in its gut.

Research co-author Erik Van Sebille spoke with our science correspondent Jonathan Amos.

  • 31 Aug 2015