Essays Tagged: "Marine debris"

Antarctic Fur Seal

th centry because people hunted them for their velvety fur. Today fur seals can become entangled in marine debris such as polypropylene packaging bands, nylon string and fishing nets, but are no longe ...

(3 pages) 1415 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

ars, but now there is too much trash out there and it is destroying the environment and killing the marine life. If we don't try to stop this issue from escalating in the near future, The Great Pacifi ... ir diet while birds think that bottle caps are fish (Heimbuch). Fish and whales, seabirds and other marine life can get stuck in nets and six pack rings ("Briney"). The birds and turtles are in danger ...

(5 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays