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99% sea birds will have plastic in their guts by 2050

Source: The Times of India, Date: September , 2015

Nearly 60 percent of seabird species like penguins, gulls and albatrosses have plastic in their gut and by 2050 this may rise to 99 percent, a new study says. The scientists estimate that 90 per cent of all seabirds alive today have eaten plastic of some kind. This includes bags, bottle caps, and plastic fibres from synthetic clothes, which have washed out into the ocean from urban rivers, sewers and waste deposits.

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