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There's ample evidence of garbage being eaten right in the dung. Accidental ingestion of polythene doesn’t bring pleasant outcomes in elephants. Undigested, obviously, polythene is passed along with feces and ‘decorate’ dung piles. The parts which are difficult to pass through the rectum can be seen hanging causing visible irritation to the animals. Worse, polythene can obstruct mammalian gut leading to fatal results following impaction and constipation. Nursing calves will be in danger when…

There's ample evidence of garbage being eaten right in the dung. Accidental ingestion of polythene doesn’t bring pleasant outcomes in elephants. Undigested, obviously, polythene is passed along with feces and ‘decorate’ dung piles. The parts which are difficult to pass through the rectum can be seen hanging causing visible irritation to the animals. Worse, polythene can obstruct mammalian gut leading to fatal results following impaction and constipation. Nursing calves will be in danger when…

ducks swimming in plastic polluted lake

16 simple ways to reduce plastic waste

60 gannet fledgings like this one had to be cut free this year after being tangled up in marine debris on Grassholm Island off the Welsh coast  #RSPB #nature #marine

60 gannet fledgings like this one had to be cut free this year after being tangled up in marine debris on Grassholm Island off the Welsh coast

Bottle Tops and Other Plastic Marine Debris are Killing Marine Animals! Little caps floating in the water can look like an easy meal for a wide variety of wildlife, from fish and sea turtles to marine birds. Even in a landfill, plastic caps still pose a threat to animals...

Little caps floating in the water can look like an easy meal for a wide variety of wildlife, from fish and sea turtles to marine birds. Even in a landfill, plastic caps still pose a threat to animals.

A nearly 12-foot alligator apparently died after becoming stuck in a tire that ha dbeen dumped in a lake on Hamburg State Park, about 15 miles southeast of Sparta.

A nearly long alligator died recently at Hamburg State Park after it lodged its body inside a tire that had been illegally dumped in a lake there.

De frutas a plástico y pañales: cuánto tarda la naturaleza en eliminar nuestros residuos

Animals Drowning Every Year in The Plastic We Throw Away Please look out for anyone who throws Plastic in areas of the beach No More Plastic ,

'Islands' of plastic waste larger than the USA are killing our ocean  life | Irish Examiner n his new book, Techno-baroque: Useless Technology and other Disasters, Italian geologist, Mario Tozzi, says there are now five such toxic dumps, or “trash vortexes”, including one in the Indian Ocean, “sucking in” refuse like a whirlpool.  British researchers have discovered 1,000 unrecognisable plastic objects washed up on the small island of Dulcie, 9,000kms east of Australia.

'Islands' of plastic waste larger than the USA are killing our ocean life

Coming to Grips with Plastic Pollution, One Bird at a Time #plastic #pollution

Coming to Grips with Plastic Pollution, One Bird at a Time

Coming to Grips with Plastic Pollution, One Bird at a Time #plastic #pollution

Poisoned: One horse has died and another two affected by eating urea illegally dumped on a stock route in NSW. Picture: NSW Police

Poisoned: One horse has died and another two affected by eating urea illegally dumped on a stock route in NSW. Picture: NSW Police

On January 27, following the Makaravilakku festival in India, an elephant was found dead after ingesting 9 feet of plastic trash

On January 27, following the Makaravilakku festival in India, an elephant was found dead after ingesting 9 feet of plastic trash

Next time you casually toss a plastic bag out the window of your car  remember this fact  hundreds of camels are killed every year by plastic left behind in the desert

Next time you casually toss a plastic bag out the window of your car remember this fact hundreds of camels are killed every year by plastic left behind in the desert

#Reduce plastic wastage - a boy walks along a polluted beach strewn with plastic bottles

16 simple ways to reduce plastic waste

16 ways to reduce plastic waste! A boy walks along a polluted beach strewn with plastic bottles in Senegal.

Hazardous finds: lighters, hair curlers, pegs, toys - This albatross mother has lined her nest with all kinds of plastic waste culled from the beach and sea. Many sea birds mistake plastic particles for food and feed them to their offspring.

Trash regurgitated by birds in colony, Phoebastria immutabilis, Hawaiian Leeward Islands

Cotton #balloon string forced bird to starve to death. This is end result of one of the "environmental balloon releases". Link unknown. Will post when known.

Cotton string forced bird to starve to death. This is end result of one of the "environmental balloon releases".

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