Daily Archives: September 27, 2021

New study implicates ropes in microplastic pollution

27th September 2021 The hauling of rope on fishing and other vessels could result in billions of microplastic fragments entering the ocean every year, according to new research. The study, by the University of Plymouth’s International Marine Litter Research Unit, is the first to explore the potential for rope to become a source of microplastic pollution in the marine environment. ...

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