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'An issue around the world': Arctic microplastics study hopes to 'not see much at all'

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 9:48 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Scientists are combing the waters in Canada's Arctic searching for pieces of plastic so tiny that, in some cases, they can't be seen with the naked eye.

Since July, researchers with the Vancouver Aquarium and Department of Fisheries and Oceans staff have been traversing four Arctic regions on board a Russian scientific icebreaker and two Canadian Coast Guard ships. Read more

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