AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Our world is becoming deadlier by the use of Plastic products. The micro plastics ingested by seabirds causes plasticosis, a new disease induced by the ingestion of plastic pollution. The birds are no longer able to digest food and develop a weakened immune system. How many species of birds are effected? Fish? Humans? It’s no wonder our World is stressful, between long working hours , if employed and other stressors, we can now add plastic pollution to our list. Fossil Fuels in every form are deadlier than we knew. When Fossil Fuels sunset, we’ll all be healthier!

A new disease caused solely by plastics has been discovered in seabirds.

The birds identified as having the disease, named plasticosis, have scarred digestive tracts from ingesting waste, scientists at the Natural History Museum in London say.

It is the first recorded instance of specifically plastic-induced fibrosis in wild animals, researchers say.

Plastic pollution is becoming so prevalent that the scarring was widespread across different ages of birds, according to the study, published in the Journal of Hazardous Materials.

Young birds were found to have the disease, and it is thought chicks were being fed the plastic pollution by parents accidentally bringing it back in food.

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