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Polyester fibres are being found in areas as remote as the Arctic Ocean

An average of 49 microplastic particles was found per cubic meter of seawater throughout the Arctic. Image: Unsplash/Annie Spratt

Peter S. Ross

Adjunct professor, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Columbia

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Microplastic samples were collected throughout the Arctic Ocean.
Microplastic samples were collected throughout the Arctic Ocean. Image: Nature Communications
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