Airborne plastic pollution ‘spiralling around the globe’, study finds

Airborne plastic pollution ‘spiralling around the globe’, study finds

The Guardian

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Rising levels of microplastic pollution raise questions about the impact on human health, experts say

Microplastic pollution is now “spiralling around the globe”, according to a study of airborne plastic particles.

The researchers said human pollution has led to a global plastic cycle, akin to natural processes such as the carbon cycle, with plastic moving through the atmosphere, oceans and land. The result is the “plastification” of the planet, said one scientist.

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