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Report on Mallory paper on effect of urban landfills on gulls | Popular Science

January 16, 2018

Popular Science article “Seagulls are eating all of our garbage” reports a paper co-authored by ​Mark Mallory, 2017-2018 UW Canada Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies​. The paper, published originally in  the Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology in December 2017, highlights the impact of urban landfills on gulls that forage on them, leading to the birds ingesting plastic, glass, metal and other human-made debris that ends up endangering their health.
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