Verge Science: How to find the microplastics in your seafood
Tiny bits of plastic waste have found their way to the farthest corners of the planet — from the deepest ocean trenches to the Arctic Circle. But, pervasive plastic pollution also hits much closer to home: in the water we drink and the food we eat. In this episode of “Trial & Error,” we actually isolate some of the plastics lurking in popular seafood, and take some guesses as to where they may have come from.
Microfibers, used to make things like yoga pants, are the ocean’s tiniest problem. Watch Vox.com’s video here: https://youtu.be/beUhzQAkanM