Salt Marshes Trap Microplastics in their Sediments, Creating Record of Human Plastic Use

Contact: Diana Kenney, dkenney@mbl.edu; 508-289-7139 WOODS HOLE, Mass. — Plastics are everywhere. From cell phones to pens and cars to medical devices, the modern world is full of plastic— and plastic waste. New research from scientists at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) Ecosystems Center found that some of that plastic waste has been accumulating in […]