Deep-Sea Microplastics

According to a recent study, 270,000 tons of plastic waste are floating in the world’s oceans. That sounds like a lot, but the annual production of plastic is over a thousand times higher. So scientists are starting to wonder: Has the inventory of plastic in the oceans just scratched the surface? New samples from the bottom of the deep sea might provide an answer. Deep-Sea Microplastics weiterlesen