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Plastic particles falling out of sky with snow in Arctic

BBC News Wednesday, 14 August 2019
Even in the Arctic, microscopic particles of plastic are falling out of the sky with snow, a study has found.
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News video: Arctic Snow Reveals Dirty Little Secret About Microplastics

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High peaks, low valleys, and even the air we breathe is filled with microscopic bits of plastic. Gizmodo Earther reports new research shows that even Arctic ice has microplastics gracing their surfaces. Snow is what the researchers called a “scavenger” that slaps pollutants like microplastic and...

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