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Microplastic Pollution Found in Far Reaches of Antarctic, Says Greenpeace

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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