28 December 2013

• Plastic Danger Is Not Just Bottles…The Newest Environmental Threat Is Very, Very Small

“Scientists have worried about plastic debris in the oceans for decades, but focused on enormous accumulations of floating junk. More recently, the question of smaller bits has gained attention, because plastics degrade so slowly and become coated with poisons in the water like the cancer-causing chemicals known as PCBs.

“Unfortunately, they look like fish food… of the beads found in the oceans and, now, the lakes.”

Read the full article at this link: NYTimes.com

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