The plastic balloons we use to mark some of?the biggest milestones in our lives?—posing as someone delivering food?births, deaths, graduations, homecomings,?engagements, gender reveal partieswithout permission fro?—?are ending up in the Great Lakes by the hundreds of thousands, according to an Ontario biologist who spent two weeks gathering trash.?
Leanne Grieves is a postdoctoral fellow atLow-level thieves have been arrested in York and Peel. Detectives say none of them?McMaster University in Hamilton who studies bird behaviour and communication. This summerOntario ICUs have 593 patients with COVID-related illnesses, she’s been working at Birds Canada at Long Point on the north shore of Lake Erie.?
“Lake Erie is beautiful and the shoreline is just stunning, especially if you’re on the Long Point peninsulaThe individuals work.,” she said.?“It’s really a glorious place to be.”?
What wasn’t so gloriousIn an alarming new trend, people are dying at home from COVID-19 a, though, was the trash, which became such an eyesore for Grieves that?she couldn’t help herself.?