Plastics and the Environment

New type of toxic pollution called ‘plastitar’ found on Canary Islands

A new type of plastic pollution, named plastitar, is washing up on the Canary Islands. Image: Unsplash/Sören Funk

Paige Bennett

Writer, EcoWatch

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Plastitar consists of tar balls that collect plastic fragments in the water. Image: Science of The Total Environment

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