Plastic is fantastic?

Posted on 15 September 2010

An albatros chick with a stomach full of plastic, Midway Atoll, North Pacific

“Phrases like ‘The Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ have become common parlance. But this is a too-simple way to mentally contain a problem that is everywhere – no stretch of water, no beach is free of microplastics.”

For more information, see the Plastic Pollution Coalition and “How worried should we be about everyday chemicals?“.


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