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Microplastics found in remote waters near Great Lakes in 'alarming' new study

By land, by sea, and now by air - microplastics are contaminating the world's most remote locations without the help of people. The fibers and fragments that shed from clothes and fall off car tires have been found in commercial seafood, drinking water, and in humans. As concerning as the findings are, a new study suggests another troubling conclusion: microscopic plastic particles are reaching corners of the world untouched by people.

March 27, 2024

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