Plastics and the Environment

Scientists find plastic pollution in the rain and in the air we breathe

A woman is pictured at a fishermen port on the outskirts of Dakar, Senegal July 26, 2019.  Picture taken July 26, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC139E09E620

Plastic pollution is a major problem worldwide Image: REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

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