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Re: Birds in the News
« Reply #10412 on: April 10, 2021, 05:12:18 PM »

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Re: Birds in the News
« Reply #10413 on: April 15, 2021, 04:47:24 PM »

Discarded Covid-19 Masks and Plastic Gloves Are Killing Wildlife

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/covid-19-ppe-entangling-and-killing-wildlife-180977502/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20210414-daily-responsive&spMailingID=44801946&spUserID=MTIwOTQxNDc4OTA2MgS2&spJobID=1983061340&spReportId=MTk4MzA2MTM0MAS2


Twenty-eight incidents where wildlife was harmed by PPE were recorded and the first documented case included an American Robin found wrapped up in a mask in Canada, in April 2020. (SANDRA DENISUK, A.-F. HIEMSTRA ET AL/ANIMAL BIOLOGY 2021)
Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species -- man -- acquired significant power to alter the nature of the world.
― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring