Microplastics are now everywhere in our environment, including the air, water, and the foods we eat.
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Toxic airborne particles can travel from lungs and nose to the brain, and exposure is linked to memory loss.
An international research project has revealed the highest levels of microplastic ever recorded on the seafloor, with up to 1.9 million pieces in a thin layer covering just 1 square metre.
Acid rain affects nearly every biotic and abiotic thing.
Eight million tonnes of plastic enter the sea every year, enough to circle the world four times over.
Ozone layer depletion increases the amount of UVB that reaches the Earth’s surface.
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