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Even Snow Now Contains Microplastics

News   Aug 15, 2019 | Original story from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research.

 
Even Snow Now Contains Microplastics

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute use the board helicopter from the icebreaking research vessel Polarstern to collect snow samples. Even in the Arctic the snow is polluted with microplastics. Credit: Kajetan Deja.

 
 
 

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