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IUCN Report Says Microplastics Make Up 30% of Ocean Trash

Tiny plastic particles washed off household and industrial products could contribute up to 30 percent of the “plastic soup” polluting the world’s oceans and, in many developed countries, are a bigger source of marine plastic pollution than plastic waste, according to a new IUCN report. The report looked at primary microplastics across seven geographical regions. Sources include car tires, synthetic

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