PLASTIC POLLUTING THE ARCTIC OCEAN

A team from Exeter University discovered blocks of polystyrene in areas hundreds of miles from land which until recently were covered by ice all year round. Large plastic pieces break down into ‘microplastics’ which are consumed by wildlife and are then passed up the food chain. The expedition was able to go further into the […]

via Plastic waste: polluting the Arctic Ocean — Arthur Alistair

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