Highest ever concentration of microplastics found on sea floor

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As if we didn’t have enough trouble with the virus, there are more problems awaiting us that may become apparent soon enough, and that is the fact that we maybe killing ourselves with plastic in our seas.

This is a problem that instead of fixing itself, is growing larger.  And what is scary, similar to the virus, we don’t know much about it.   Most people don’t realize that a single tea bag can release around 11.6 billion microplastic particles, and 3.1 billion even smaller nanoplastic particles, into the cup.

Read the complete article here on CNN.

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Highest ever concentration of microplastics found on sea floor

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