ocean pollution marine life

The life cycle of plastic: microplastics found in turtles’ stomachs

The distressing discovery of microplastics in over 40% of loggerhead turtles in the Mediterranean highlights the grave health risks posed by plastic pollution. The study, led by Dr. Emily Duncan, found 492 pieces of plastic in the turtles’ stomachs, emphasizing the urgent need for action to protect marine life from the harmful effects of plastic waste.