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dead soldier

or

dead marine

n
informal an empty beer or spirit bottle

dead′ sol′dier


n.
Slang.
an empty wine or liquor bottle.
[1915–20]
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In the case of plastic straws, those problems include overflowing landfills, dead marine life, and a garbage-clogged ocean.
Chairman of the National Institute for Oceanography and Fisheries Ahmed El Nemr told Masrawy that the eggs have spread on the beach because of the presence of waste including dead marine creatures adding that mosquito eggs increase when temperature degrees rise.
Mejorada said the dead marine animal was identified as a female green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) and found with a "wound/laceration near the base of its left flipper." He said a necropsy could not be performed due to the decomposed and bloated condition of the turtle's carcass.
Following the discovery of yet another dead marine mammal, the environmental group Greenpeace reiterated its call to reduce plastic production and for people to be more mindful of their throwaway lifestyle.
If you encounter an injured, sick, or dead marine mammal or sea turtle in New York's waters, call the NYS Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Stranding Hotline at 631-369-9829.
The Director of the Fisheries Branch in Al-Qahmah, Ali Hamdi, said: "Immediately after we received a notification from the border guards about spotting a dead marine animal at the Al-Qahmah Center, five km away from the fishermen's shore inside the sea, our field teams were dispersed to explore the spot and what sort of animal it was, as well as the cause of its death."
It also where Chinese where caught with more than 500 dead marine turtles, Batongbacal said on Twitter.
"It is important that dead marine animals are reported so that we can understand more about where they were found and their cause of death."
Muscat Municipality had cleared the beach of the dead marine creatures.
And so last year, when a dead marine mammal washed up on a Welsh beach, it quickly became the Beast of Port Talbot.
This week, Gibbs and his team solved the case of a (http://ibtimes.com/ncis-season-14-spoilers-what-happened-episode-3-team-solves-marine-sargents-tragic-2426623) dead marine Sargent who fell from a roof .
Spread out, you stupid sh-heads!" I fearfully sprinted ahead and ran faster when I saw a bloody dead Marine who was lying twisted on his side in the surf.