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Microplastic Pollution Found in Far Reaches of Antarctic, Says Greenpeace

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Microplastic waste and toxic chemicals have infiltrated even the wildest reaches of the Antarctic, according to Greenpeace. Analysis of seawater samples, obtained by a recent three-month research trip off the coast of the Antarctic peninsula, revealed the presence of tiny plastic fragments with diameters of 5 millimeters (0.2 inches) or less, the environmental organization said…

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