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Old September 20th, 2018 #8
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Microplastics can spread via flying insects, research shows


Microplastic can escape from polluted waters via flying insects, new research has revealed, contaminating new environments and threatening birds and other creatures that eat the insects.

Scientists fed microplastics to mosquito larvae, which live in water, but found that the particles remained inside the animals as they transformed into flying adults.

https://www.theguardian.com/environm...research-shows