Beyond Plastic: How Microplastics Harm Marine and Terrestrial Animals

Microplastics can be found in almost every corner of the planet, from the deepest ocean trenches to the highest mountain peaks. Their ability to travel vast distances through air and water currents underscores the global nature of the issue.

These microscopic plastic particles have been detected in soil, freshwater ecosystems, marine environments, and even in the air we breathe. All of these highlight the far-reaching consequences of plastic pollution.

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