Plastics and the Environment

There are even nanoplastics at the North and South Poles - and they’re a bigger problem than we thought

Nanoplastics are formed when larger plastics break down and travel through air currents. Image: UNSPLASH/Naja Bertolt Jensen

Charlotte Edmond

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