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 plastic waste could be entering the marine and global food chain…
See the video here: www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39217985
An estimated 150 million tonnes of plastic "disappears" from the world's waste stream each year.
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