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Microplastics Affect on Marine Organisms: New IAEA Research

Vienna (ABC Live): Marine Organisms : As many as 5.25 trillion plastic particles weighing 250 000 tons are floating in the oceans, according to recent estimates. This presents a serious environmental challenge: pollutants already dissolved in seawater can be attached to these plastic fragments, which marine organisms can ingest. The IAEA earlier this autumn initiated an international research project to …

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