There’s Even More Plastic on the Ocean Floor Than on Its Surface

Marine biologist Lucy Woodall studies several strange and wonderful organisms that live in the ocean, like seahorses and microscopic worms called nematodes. While studying the latter, she obtained some sediment from a very deep part of the southwest Indian ocean and examined it under a microscope.

Woodall saw some miniature worms—but also saw tons of blue and red fibers mixed in. (…) (, 17/12/2014)

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