An editorial titled ‘Plastic plague’

As wakeup calls go, this one might be a little late in coming — because the damage is already done, and we’re not seeing the effects.

“We recorded one of the highest frequencies of microplastics among fish species globally,” researcher Alina Wieczorek told ScienceDaily. “In particular, we found high levels of plastic fibres such as those used in textiles.”

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» Publication Date: 21/02/2018

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