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Toxicants in Whales and Dolphins Traced Back to Fossil Fuels & SIngle-Use Plastics

Stranded Whales & Dolphins Contained High Concentration of Toxicants

For the first time, researchers trace high concentrations of numerous toxicants in stranded whales and dolphins found in the coasts of Florida and North Carolina. Chemicals from fossil fuels and single-use plastics make their way into the marine environment and can be found in the fish and shrimp that dolphins and humans eat alike.
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