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Microplastics have been found in Rocky Mountain rainwater 

Multicoloured plastic fibres, as well as tiny beads and shards are being found in rainwater samples. Image: REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Rosamond Hutt

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Photomicrographs of plastics collected at sites in the Rocky Mountains.
Photomicrographs of plastics collected at sites in the Rocky Mountains. Image: USGS
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