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Abrolhos Islands seabirds using plastic to build their nests, prompting calls for research

Seabirds on the Abrolhos Islands are using pieces of plastic found in the ocean and on the shoreline to build parts of their nests, prompting a call for further research into the impact of plastic on bird populations. Source

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