Thousands of dead fish, seals, sea lions, dolphins, pelicans and lobsters

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The Huffington Post reported on Wednesday; Hundreds of dead sea birds and sea lions washing up on beaches in California, America.  Since April, dying marine animals and birds have been washing up en masse on the shores of Southern California’s beaches. The Ventura County Star reported that dozens of sick or dead sea lions had been spotted in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Several other dying or dead animals, including loons, pelicans and even dolphins had also been found. Elaine Ibarra, who works with the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network, told CBS Los Angeles that hundreds of seabirds, including pelicans and loons, have died in Southern California in recent weeks. It’s the worst seabird die-off in the area that she’s ever seen, she said. Red tide is thought to be the reason for the deaths…

Also on Wednesday Perth Now reported: Tens of thousands of fish suddenly die in a river near Mandurah, Australia. THE sudden deaths of tens of thousands of fish have sparked environmental and health fears around the Murray River near Mandurah. The Department of Water started running tests last week after reports of fish washing up between the Pinjarra Road bridge and the river mouth. Bream, mulloway and whiting were some of the prized species identified among the dead in North and South Yunderup.

This week  Kazinform reported; 243 dead seals have washed up dead in the Caspian Sea during the past 2 months. Oil production in the area is thought to be the behind the deaths of the seals…

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