Sea turtles that died from eating plastic marine debris highlight pollution problem in Hong Kong

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The contents of a container stored in a laboratory at the City University of Hong Kong campus in Kowloon Tong are nothing special. There’s a plastic wrapping from a yogurt drink, a water bottle label, fish bait packaging and a surgical glove.What’s of interest is that the collection was found in the oesophagus, stomach and intestine of a juvenile green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) that was discovered washed up on Sham Tseng beach, Tsuen Wan, on October 13 as Typhoon Nangka swept past the city…
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