Dead deer with stomach full of plastic waste found in Thailand


spaminator
#1
Dead deer with stomach full of plastic waste found in Thailand
Reuters
Published:
November 27, 2019
Updated:
November 27, 2019 8:57 AM EST
In this handout photo released by the Office of Protected Area Region 13 on Nov. 26, 2019 and taken on Nov. 25, veterinarians prepare to examine a dead deer at Khun Sathan National Park in Thailand's Nan province. (HANDOUT/Office of Protected Area Region /AFP via Getty Images)
BANGKOK — A wild deer has been found dead in a national park in northern Thailand with seven kilograms of plastic waste and other trash in its stomach.
The 10-year-old deer, weighing about 200 kilograms, was discovered by national park rangers on Monday at the Khun Sathan National Park in northern Nan province. Officials estimate that the deer had died at least two days earlier.
“When vets examined the deer’s stomach they discovered a lot of trash – most of it plastic,” said Kriangsak Thanompan, a director of the protected region in the Khun Sathan National Park.
An initial examination showed that the deer had died from intestinal obstruction after consuming trash over time. Vets found plastic bags, used coffee and noodle packets, rubber gloves, handkerchiefs, underwear and a plastic rope in its stomach.
In this handout photo released by the Office of Protected Area Region 13 on Nov. 26, 2019 and taken on Nov. 25, a veterinarian weighs pieces of plastic waste recovered from the stomach of a dead deer at Khun Sathan National Park in Thailand’s Nan province. (HANDOUT/Office of Protected Area Region /AFP via Getty Images)
“The place we found the deer is a protected forest but it is close to human communities as well as roads where passersby sometimes litter,” he said.
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Earlier this year an orphaned baby dugong rescued in southern Thailand died from pieces of plastic clogging her digestive system.
In June last year, a pilot whale was found dead with 80 pieces of plastic rubbish weighing eight kilograms in its stomach.
Environmentalists say Thailand produces some two million tonnes of plastic waste a year with about 75 billion pieces of plastic bags ending up in the waste annually.
The Thai government said it is working with businesses to reduce the use of single-use plastic bags by January 2020 and to ban three types of plastic – microbeads, cap seals and exo-degradable plastics – by the end of 2019.

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Walter
#2
Stoopid deer. Bullshit story.
 
DaSleeper
+1
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Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

Stoopid deer. Bullshit story.

Dunno about bullshit....
We had a cow back on the farm...that we had to watch if she got loose would eat any clothes left hung to dry on the clothes line!
 
NZDoug
+1
#4
Heaps of whales cut open full of plastic bags, bottles, junk.
Not good.
 
Walter
#5
Quote: Originally Posted by NZDoug View Post

Heaps of whales cut open full of plastic bags, bottles, junk.
Not good.

Most whale species have increased in population in the last 100 years. Very good.
 
NZDoug
#6
Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

Most whale species have increased in population in the last 100 years. Very good.

mmmmm, link?
 
Walter
#7
Quote: Originally Posted by NZDoug View Post

mmmmm, link?

https://ofwhale.com/how-many-whales-...-in-the-world/
 
NZDoug
#8
Like this?
"According to the 2019 Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services by IPBES, the biomass of wild mammals has fallen by 82%, natural ecosystems have lost about half their area and a million species are at risk of extinction—all largely as a result of human actions. Twenty-five percent of plant and animal species are threatened with extinction.[15][16][17]
In June 2019, one million species of plants and animals were at risk of extinction. At least 571 species are lost since 1750 but likely many more. The main cause of the extinctions is the destruction of natural habitats by human activities, such as cutting down forests and converting land into fields fo"
more
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extinction
 
Walter
#9
Quote: Originally Posted by NZDoug View Post

Like this?
"According to the 2019 Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services by IPBES, the biomass of wild mammals has fallen by 82%, natural ecosystems have lost about half their area and a million species are at risk of extinction—all largely as a result of human actions. Twenty-five percent of plant and animal species are threatened with extinction.[15][16][17]
In June 2019, one million species of plants and animals were at risk of extinction. At least 571 species are lost since 1750 but likely many more. The main cause of the extinctions is the destruction of natural habitats by human activities, such as cutting down forests and converting land into fields fo"
more
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extinction

Prog shit.
 
NZDoug
#10
Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

Prog shit.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9a3eCHij4Vo