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Microplastics from 'high-tech hiking gear' has been found in remote glaciers for the first time, say scientists

Microplastics have been found in glaciers for the first time ever.  Evidence of the tiny plastic fragments were discovered in the Alps, confirming their widespread contamination of the Earth's natural resources.  Microplastics are defined as plastic particles measuring less than 0.2 inches (five millimetres) and it is thought that most of the microplastics arrived via hikers visiting the region.  Read more....

 

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