Plastics and the Environment

Meet the teen science star using magnetic liquid to remove microplastics from water

A scientist uses a magnifying glass to look at sea sample taken from the Mediterraneean Sea as part of a scientific study about microplastics damaging marine ecosystems, at the Villefranche Oceanographic Laboratory (LOV), in Villefranche-Sur-Mer on the French Riviera, France, October 19, 2018. Picture taken October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard - RC18ECF017F0

Ferreira tried his experiment out on 10 different types of plastic Image: REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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