Minute plastic fibres found in abundance in the deep seas

Study by Plymouth University and Natural History Museum reveals four billion fibres could be littering each square kilometre of the world’s deep seas.

In fact, the current study has led scientists to suggest – in areas of the Indian Ocean at least – that around 4 billion fibres per km² would be present in seamounts.

Mr Alan Williams, Press and PR Officer, December 2014

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