Tiny microplastics travel far on the wind

The deposition of airborne plastic bits in far-flung, remote places may rival that of cities

a photo of the Pyrenees Mountains

FAR-FLUNG TRASH  Researchers measured an atmospheric deposition rate of microplastics at a remote site in the Pyrenees Mountains (shown) that was similar to rates measured within Paris. 

G. Le Roux

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