Plastic, plastic, everywhere

Almost ten years since Lynchpin linked with work on plastic waste found in the guts of the mutton birds of Lord Howe Island, follow this link   for the work of Dr Jen Lavers and others, here comes a program on ABC Life Matters bringing the story again to an audience who should know and should understand just what plastic waste is doing to our wild life and to our oceans.

Monday 15 May 2017 9:31AM (view full episode)


When a party balloon is let go on the Australian mainland it can end up in the stomach of a mutton bird on Lord Howe Island, 600 kilometres off the coast. Plastic waste travels and then some. How big is the problem and what can be done about it?


Ian Hutton

Jodie Bricout


Plastic, plastic, everywhere