Saturday, 9 June 2018

Plastic found in British mussels

Plastic found in British mussels

Researchers have found tiny pieces of plastic in all the samples of mussels they tested in British seawaters and bought from local supermarkets. The scientists, from the University of Hull and Brunel University, said the contamination from microplastics and other human debris, such as cotton and rayon, was significant and widespread. Mussels feed by filtering seawater.

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