Subject: IPC MAGAZINES: In this week's (fwd)

Mike Williamson (pita@www1.wheelock.edu)
Mon, 25 Aug 1997 10:46:46 -0400 (EDT)

IPC MAGAZINES: In this week's New Scientist

   AUG 21, 1997, M2 Communications -
          Hard to swallow
   Whales feeding in Antarctic waters may encounter hundreds of spent
weather balloons each year, say US government researchers. If even a
tiny fraction of these encounters prove harmful, the balloons could
have a serious impact on endangered species of great whales.