Consumption rate of anthropogenic debris in Tasmanian gulls exceeds 90%
About the author
Lillian Stewart is a recent Adrift Lab Honours graduate from the University of Tasmania, where she led the study mentioned in this blog. During her Honours candidature, she also demonstrated her keen interest in community outreach and coordinated numerous events involving school groups and members of the wider community of all ages, allowing them to gain first-hand insight into the lesser known side of the local gulls.
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