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Tiny isopods not affected by ocean microplastics

Tiny isopods not affected by ocean microplastics

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Plastic garbage dumped into the ocean breaks down and often becomes ingested by marine organisms. This 21st century waste phenomenon has been found to negatively impact and even kill birds...

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