Plankton Eating Plastic Caught on Camera for First Time Ever

EcoWatch: We know that plastic waste leaves a devastating trail, and now for the first time, we can actually witness it impacting the oceans` tiniest creatures. Zooplankton, the foundation of the marine food system, have been caught eating plastic in a new video from Five Films (via New Scientist). The footage, captured under a microscope at the UK-based Plymouth Marine Laboratory, shows copepods consuming--and accumulating--fluorescent polystyrene beads measuring 7 to 30 micrometers in diameter. "We......

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