emily duncan

  • Baby Turtles Are Eating a Disturbing Amount of Plastic

    Baby Turtles Are Eating a Disturbing Amount of Plastic

    Researchers probing the bellies of marine sea turtles from two oceans found an overwhelming amount of plastic in the reptiles’ stomachs. Performing autopsies on stranded and bycaught specimens of five different species of sea turtles, the research team found hundreds of bits of plastic in several dozen turtles — evidence of the ubiquitousness of human…