Plastic: a ‘magnet for toxins’ in the ocean

In the ocean, plastic attracts other toxic substances to it, becoming all the more dangerous for marine and human health, said a panel of marine biologists and toxicologists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Sustainable Food Institute in Monterey, Calif. “Once in the ocean, plastic is like a magnet for toxins. It concentrates the surrounding toxins,” said… » Read More

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