Fish in Charleston, SC are eating microplastic fibers

Our oceans and coastal ecosystems are filled with tiny plastics, which is bad news for aquatic life

Deep-sea currents are spreading microplastics around the globe

Microorganisms on the sea floor ingest these plastics and can disrupt entire food webs

Unlike bacteria, diatoms are picky about microplastics

And that could affect how quickly different types of these tiny plastic particles are degraded

Algae are eating microplastics. From there, they can climb up the food chain to us

Freshwater microbes can absorb components of microplastics before getting eaten by other creatures

You're eating, drinking, and breathing microplastics. Now what?

What are the health implications of eating 250 pieces of microplastic per day?