Guess What's Showing Up In Our Shellfish? One Word: Plastics
Scientists predict that plastic in the ocean will eventually outweigh the fish there. Where is it all coming from? And is it making our food unsafe? Researchers are trying to find the answers.
Really terrible. And the problem will only worsen bc there’s so much plastic in the ocean, and much of it hasn’t degraded yet. When it does, it’ll be easier for it to get caught up in the food chain, basically poisoning everything.
On the plus side, The Ocean Cleanup Project is testing it’s next phase prototype now. With any luck, they’ll start making a dent in that problem in the next few years.
But what we really need is more research and regulation. Good thing our current commander in chief recognizes the importance of this… *facepalm*