Oil Spills Are Even Worse for Birds than We Thought – Natural Resources Defense Council


Natural Resources Defense Council

Oil Spills Are Even Worse for Birds than We Thought
Natural Resources Defense Council
Anyone who has ever seen a picture of a pelican covered in black crude knows that oil spills are bad for birds. The sludge gums up their feathers, neutralizing their ability to repel water and conserve heat, which leads to hypothermia. For seabirds