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Greenpeace: Microplastic, Chemical Pollution Widespread in Antarctica

Plastic and chemical pollution has been detected in most samples of snow and seawater taken by researchers in Antarctica, said the nongovernmental environmental group Greenpeace. Greenpeace scientists gathered water and snow samples from the southernmost continent during a voyage from January to March of this year. Laboratory analysis revealed humanity’s footprint on this most remote corner of the globe. "It was about one microplastic piece at least per liter. When you think of...

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