Tag: microplastic

November 17, 2021

TWS2021: Even rural squirrels consume plastic

With COVID-19 regulations resulting in a greater use of disposable masks and gloves, students were noticing an increase in plastic showing up in trashcans on Concordia College’s campus in northwestern...

January 8, 2019

All sea turtle species show evidence of microplastic in gut

Scientists knew that sea turtles often swallow large pieces of plastic floating in the ocean, creating swallowing hazards. Now, a team of researchers has found evidence of microplastics appearing in...