• phys.org | 8/15/2019 | Staff
    At first glance, it looks like hard candy laced with flecks of fake fruit, or a third grader's art project confected from recycled debris. In reality, it's a sliver of Arctic Ocean sea ice riddled...
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  • earthsky.org | 8/15/2019 | Eleanor Imster
    From the infamous garbage patch islands of floating plastic to the guts of fish and bellies of birds, plastic pollution of all sizes is ubiquitous and well-documented in Earth’s oceans.
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  • phys.org | 5/14/2019 | Staff
    Organisms can grow on microplastics in freshwater ecosystems. The findings of a recent study undertaken by researchers from the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) and...
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  • ScienceDaily | 6/5/2019 | Staff
    Organisms can grow on microplastics in freshwater ecosystems. The findings of a recent study undertaken by researchers from the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) and...
    340 views Les7799
  • Science News | 4/15/2019 | Carolyn Gramling
    L. Hamers. 4 ways to tackle ocean trash besides Ocean Cleanup’s broken system. Science News Online, January 4, 2019. C. Gramling. A massive net is being deployed to pick up plastic in the Pacific.
    291 views jenn1020
  • phys.org | 3/21/2019 | Staff
    Where do tiny bits of plastic go when they are flushed out to sea? Previous research finds most plastic ends up in the subtropical ocean gyres circling the mid-latitudes of the Atlantic and Pacific...
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  • phys.org | 2/6/2019 | Staff
    About 8 million metric tons of plastic waste winds up in the oceans every year—bottles, bags and doo-dads that eventually break down into tiny pieces, called microplastics.
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  • phys.org | 12/4/2018 | Staff
    Tests on more than 100 sea turtles—spanning three oceans and all seven species—have revealed microplastics in the guts of every single turtle. Researchers from the University of Exeter and Plymouth...
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  • phys.org | 11/14/2018 | Staff
    Microplastics have been recorded in a range of zooplankton species, and they are already causing problems for these tiny - but vitally important - animals, even before the plastic particles make...
    563 views AnnieFoxx

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