Our Laundry Is Fouling Arctic Seawater With Microplastics

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https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2021/01/our-laundry-is-fouling-arctic-seawater-with-microplastics/

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

The Arctic is “pervasively” polluted by microplastic fibers that most likely come from the washing of synthetic clothes by people in Europe and North America, research has found.

The most comprehensive study to date found the microplastics