“You eat and drink 5 grams of plastic per week” (The equivalent of one credit card) – An article about: – #ourplanet #Plastic #Health #environment #WWF

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WWF – one of the world’s largest and most experienced independent conservation organizations, with over 5 million supporters and a global network active in more than 100 countries.

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A new study by the University of Newcastle, Australia, takes a closer look at the data gap on what plastic pollution means for human nutrition. The study estimates the average amount of plastic ingested by humans by analyzing and synthesizing the existing but limited literature on the topic. The results confirm concerns over the large quantity of plastic we ingest every day.

I got it from Liv-Marit Hansen at www.oslofjorden.org and you can read it here:

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