Sustainable Ecosystems and Community News: Why Microplastic Debris May Be the Next Big Threat to Our Seas https://t.co/X3IckoWAix— LiberalTexasDem (@LiberalTexasDem) June 9, 2017
Microplastics are particularly problematic for the planet's seas since they're a lot harder to see with the naked eye. Measuring less than five millimeters and often requiring magnifying technology to view, these are particles of broken-down plastic fibers that end up in the ocean. Marine life can easily ingest the particles or mistake them for food.
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