This might be a problem we can actually fix.
Around four billion minute fibers could be littering each square kilometer of some of the world's deep seas, according to a new study.
At least one species of young fish can actually become hooked on eating microplastics in the sea, researchers say, likening it to teenagers getting hooked on fast food.
A unique study will provide valuable new insights into the concentrations of microplastics in the open ocean from surface to the sea bed, say scientists.
Scientists working in the mid-Atlantic and south-west Indian Ocean have found evidence of microfibers ingested by deep sea animals including hermit crabs, squat lobsters and sea cucumbers, revealing for the first time the environmen...