California Teen Finds Thousands of Golf Balls Releasing Microplastics into Ocean

https://e360.yale.edu/digest/california-teen-finds-thousands-of-golf-balls-releasing-microplastics-into-ocean

A teenager in Northern California has collected more than 50,000 golf balls — weighing some 2.5 tons — from the bottom of the ocean over the past two years. Now, working with scientists at the Stanford University, Alex Weber has co-published a new paper in the journal Marine Pollution Bulletin on the dangerous microplastics and toxins being released into the ocean as the golf balls degrade.

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Original Title: California Teen Finds Thousands of Golf Balls Releasing Microplastics into Ocean
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