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Submission + - Paint dust covers the upper layer of the world's oceans (sciencemag.org)

sciencehabit writes: Even when the sea looks clean, its surface can be flecked with tiny fragments of paint and fiberglass. That’s the finding from a study that looked for plastic pollution in the uppermost millimeter of ocean. The microscopic fragments come from the decks and hulls of boats, and they could pose a threat to tiny creatures called zooplankton, which are an important part of the marine food web.
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Paint dust covers the upper layer of the world's oceans

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