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Tag: Marine biologists

  • Saturday, June 23rd 2018 - 08:54 UTC

    Seabirds starving to death because of plastic pollution reveals documentary

    “But the scientists were telling us they sometimes pull out 200 or 250 pieces of plastic out of dead birds or from the regurgitation.”

    New footage of the devastating impact of plastic pollution on wildlife has been captured by a BBC team. Seabirds are starving to death on the remote Lord Howe Island, a crew filming for the BBC One documentary Drowning in Plastic has revealed. Their stomachs were so full of plastic there was no room for food.

  • Friday, June 17th 2011 - 05:54 UTC

    Naked Russian woman scientist dances in Arctic waters with Beluga whales

    Braving subzero temperatures and underwater conditions, Natalia Avseenko, 36 threw away her inhibitions and her clothes to dive in with the Arctic Beluga whales, in an extremely interesting yet controversial experiment, trying to test the theory that the Beluga whales don’t like to be touched like diving suits, for example.