Tagged: Plastic Garbage

Rubbish at garbage dump and icebergs at Ilulissat / Jakobshavn, Disko-Bay, Greenland. (Photo by: Arterra/UIG via Getty Images)

How Plastic In The Ocean Is Contaminating Our Seafood

We’ve long known that the fish we eat are exposed to toxic chemicals in the rivers, bays and oceans they inhabit. The substance that’s gotten the most attention — because it has shown up at disturbingly high levels in some fish — is mercury.

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