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Scientist find microplastics in human organs giving activists more ammo to demand change in plastic

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Scientist find microplastics in human organs giving activists more ammo to demand change in plastic pollution - NationofChange


"On Monday, scientists from Arizona State University shared their research on finding microplastics and nanoplastics in human organs.

This has led to activists and activist groups like Greenpeace U.K. to speak out demanding the reduction of plastic pollution worldwide.


Microplastic particles have been found in human organs for the first time! ��

According to Common Dreams, microplastics are plastics that are less than five millimeters in diameter and nanoplastics are less than 0.001 millimeters in diameter. Both are broken down bits of larger plastic pieces that were dumped into the environment. 359 million tons of plastic was produced globally in 2019."

People can consume these toxic particles via food,, water, and breathing them in. The potential impact on human health is currently unknown.

The Arizona State University scientists used 47 tissue samples from lung, liver, spleen, and kidney samples collected from a tissue bank where they found microplastics in every single sample.
 

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this is is a big issue!
 

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this is is a big issue!

No it’ not, you are free to Pay more, for glass containers, online orders of expensive meats, etc, all with no plastic if you want to pay that much.

It’s not a big issue.

“ The potential impact on human health is currently unknown. ” That’s what the article said.
Unknown.
 

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You can begin by now swallowing toothpaste. A lot of brands have microplastics in them by design. Same with liquid soaps, face cleansers, and other cosmetics.
 

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No it’ not, you are free to Pay more, for glass containers, online orders of expensive meats, etc, all with no plastic if you want to pay that much.

It’s not a big issue.

“ The potential impact on human health is currently unknown. ” That’s what the article said.
Unknown.

ill admit there is a lot of climate alarmisn but plastic in ocean is not good
 
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