Seal poo provides first proof of ocean plastics traveling up food chain to marine mammals
06Mar

The feces of grey seals has revealed new insights about the way ocean plastics can move ...

There is still a lot we don’t know about the path of plastic waste through the ocean, though we are learning more all the time. Scientists late last year found that a single shopping bag can be torn into millions of tiny pieces, with the resulting microplastics incredibly difficult to track (though some smart people are working on it). Small fragments of plastic have now been uncovered in seal poo, serving as the first evidence of the material making its way up the food chain to marine predators.

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