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Trillions of Plastic Bits, Swept Up by Current, Are Littering Arctic Waters

Leer en español By TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG April 19, 2017 The world’s oceans are littered with trillions of pieces of plastic — bottles, bags, toys, fishing nets and far more, largely in tiny particles — and now this seaborne junk is generating its way into the Arctic. In a study published Wednesday in Science Advances, a group of researchers from the University of ...

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