Fish Gobble Plastics Like Teenagers Eat Junk Food: Young Creatures Prefer Harmful Man-made Materials Which Stunts Their Growth

2 years ago
Microplastics are almost indestructible, invisible fragments of plastic
Enter the oceans as litter including discarded plastic bags and other waste
Young fish have been found to prefer microplastics to natural food sources
This starves the fish of nutrition and causes their growth to be stunted

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