Microplastics found in every marine mammal surveyed in UK study
Microplastics are being widely ingested by Britain’s marine mammals, scientists say, with samples found in every animal examined in a study.
The research on 50 stranded creatures including porpoises, dolphins, grey seals and a pygmy sperm whale is the most comprehensive analysis of microplastics in the digestive tracts of both wild cetaceans and seals.
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