29 Mar 2017

Forget microbeads! Active wear is scary new sea pollutant

From Nine To Noon, 9:46 am on 29 March 2017

Most people don't consider the inside of their wardrobes as dangerous to marine life, but they should think again. Clothing made from synthetic materials are a source of sea pollution because of the microfibres they contain. These tiny plastic pollutants are even smaller than microbeads which will banned from July 2018. Kathryn Ryan talks to University of Florida marine researcher Maia McGuire.

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