More Microplastics in Deep Sea Than Great Pacific Garbage Patch
jority of marine litter comes from fishing gear, most of what the researchers found was land based. And around 40 percent of it came from common single-use plastics like bottles and take-out containers.
Van Houtan told USA Today that this was actually good news.
Most of the microplastic found in Monterey Bay started as consumer products, like plastic water bottles. And that’s… https://t.co/SIftkVfnhN— Monterey Bay Aquarium (@Monterey Bay Aquarium) 1559838263.0
"That's something we as consumers can do something about," he said. "Single-use products are something that we can demand better alternatives for."
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