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Don’t bother avoiding microplastics

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

16 March 2024

9:00 AM

They’re everywhere, it seems: in the oceans, the fish, the soil, our drinking water, our vegetables, our grains and cereals, our meat — even in us. Microplastics and smaller nanoplastics are tiny particles of plastic flubbage measuring less than a tenth of an inch that result from the degradation of plastic refuse, and according to recent news coverage the world is simply crawling with the stuff.

Anxiety might turn out to be the biggest health problem caused by microplastics

It’s getting everyone in a tizzy.

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