EurekAlert: Social media and science show how ship’s plastic cargo dispersed from Florida to Norway

EurekAlert: Social media and science show how ship’s plastic cargo dispersed from Florida to Norway. “A ship’s container lost overboard in the North Atlantic has resulted in printer cartridges washing up everywhere from the coast of Florida to northern Norway, a new study has shown. It has also resulted in the items weathering to form microplastics that are contaminated with a range of metals such as titanium, iron and copper.”

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