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The design has won the prestigious prize for removing 60 per cent of tyre wear particles on the roads.
Human organs can absorb microplastics, say scientists
Evidence of plastic contamination was detected in every sample tested at Arizona State University.
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Family rescue bear with head trapped inside plastic container
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Plastic rains from the sky in some remote parts of the US
Plastic pollution in the atmosphere is now being found outside of urban areas.
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Will plastic pollution get worse after the COVID-19 pandemic?
Your weekly wash is releasing thousands of microplastics into the sea
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