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Plastic Pollution Enters the Fossil Records

News   Sep 16, 2019 | Original story from Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

 
Plastic Pollution Enters the Fossil Records

Seen under the microscope, varied bits of plastic begin to accumulate in sediment after World War II. Credit: Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

 
 
 

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