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Not to be a party pooper, but your birthday balloons are killing marine life

Balloons have a way of making every occasion seem more festive, but if you don’t keep them contained, marine life could pay the ultimate price for your celebration.  Experts are warning about the dangers of balloons, which are made of soft plastic that is easily swallowed by birds and other marine life who mistake the floating fragments of balloons for food. Because it’s so soft compared to other types of plastic, it’s more likely to become compacted and create blockages.  Read more....

 

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