Tag: Microplastics

Team of Scientists Find Microplastics Are “Absolutely Everywhere” in New Study

By Jessica Corbett Bolstering global demands to #BreakFreeFromPlastic and end the world’s worsening pollution crisis, a new study from the United Kingdom shows that “microplastics are being found absolutely everywhere.” “It’s no use looking back in 20 years time and saying: ‘If only we’d realized just how bad it was,’” lead…

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Microplastics in Salt: Found in 90 Percent Table Salt, Adults Ingest 2,000 Microplatics Each Year

By Julia Conley A year after researchers at a New York university discovered microplastics present in sea salt thanks to widespread plastic pollution, researchers in South Korea set out to find out how pervasive the problem is—and found that 90 percent of salt brands commonly used in homes…

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