Utterly depressing ... Plastic pollution kills half a million hermit crabs on remote islands
Plastic pollution kills half a million hermit crabs on remote islands Experts fear species decline after huge number of deaths on Henderson and Cocos
This is shocking - shows how our thoughtless behaviour has terrible consequences for other species whose behaviour has evolved for survival but is now the cause of their death. from ⁦
“More than half a million hermit crabs have been killed after becoming trapped in plastic debris on two remote island groups, prompting concern that the deaths could be part of a global species decline. The pioneering study found that 508,000 crabs die…”