It's like beer goggles gone wrong. A common chemical used to make plastics also causes fish to indiscriminately court members of other species – behaviour that could result in interbreeding and the merger of two species.
The Shocking Way Plastic Impacts the World’s Bird Population
700 Marine Species Might Go Extinct Because of Plastic Pollution. Here Are 5 Ways You Can Help!
<p>There are an estimated 270,000 tons of plastic floating on the surface of the ocean and according to a new study authored by researchers at Plymouth University found, a staggering 700 different marine species are threatened by its presence. </p>
Oceans Agency Lists 20 Coral Species as Threatened
A Pacific leatherback sea turtle was spotted off Marin’s shores this past weekend, dead and tangled in fishing line.The turtle, whose species has been classified as endangered, was entwined with rope and polystyrene floats commonly used