‘More Masks Than Jellyfish’: Covid Mask Pollution Is Destroying Ocean Ecosystems, Wildlife

(Gabriel Keane) While Covid face mask mandates have proved lucrative for governments, the pharmaceutical and PPE industries, and health officials, they have taken a devastating toll on the world’s oceans and wildlife according to ecological and environmental experts.

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Humans Are Making Oceans Noisier, Hurting All Marine Life

(Divina Ramirez) The underwater realm is full of sounds – water churning, whales howling and corals popping. But according to a recent review, humans have terribly altered the ocean soundscape over the past few centuries. Today, sounds that mark healthy ocean life are drowned out by an increasingly loud cacophony of man-made noise.

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