See Dr. Kirby’s beautifully disturbing video of plankton ingesting plastic microfiber

Video captures moment plastic enters food chain – BBC News

A scientist has filmed the moment plastic microfibre is ingested by plankton, illustrating how the material is affecting life beneath the waves. The footage shows one way that waste plastic could be entering the marine and global food chain. An estimated 150 million tonnes of plastic “disappears” from the world’s waste stream each year.

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