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for Coastwatch Vol. Issue , Sept/Oct 1994
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The competition for space that pits humans against wildlife often results in injury to the animals. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has issued over 500 permits to people who doctor and rehabilitate the state's wild animals.
Attempting to aid an injured animal is potentially dangerous. If one is unsure of what type of assistance to render, wildlife managers recommend finding a qualified person, such as a staff member of the Carolina Raptor Center, to assist.
Marine debris has a worldwide impact on wildlife, economics, the environment, aesthetics, and public health. In May of 1994, individuals from around the globe met in Miami to discuss this growing problem and to recommend possible solutions.