Plastic Waste Threatening Lakes, Study Suggests

Nature World News: Plastic waste poses an ever-increasing problem facing the world's oceans where fragile ecosystems are threatened by products that are essentially non-biodegradable. The Western and Eastern Pacific Garbage Patches, for instance, represent the world's largest landfills and are made up almost entirely of plastic, according to some estimates. Now, research published in the journal Current Biology identifies significant amounts of the same pollutants in Lake Garda, located in the foothills of the Italian......

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