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Marine Microplastics


Particles on the Move

Particles on the Move

An MIT-WHOI Joint Program student investigates what happens to nanoplastics once they’re ingested by fish.

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Junk Food

Junk Food

An estimated eight million tons of plastics enter our oceans each year, yet only one percent can be seen floating…

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From Macroplastic to Microplastic

An estimated eight million tons of plastics enter our oceans each year, yet only one percent can be seen floating at the surface. Researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution are trying to understand the fate of “hidden” microplastics and their impacts on marine life and human health.

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