How Plastic Pollution Can Carry Flame Retardants Into Your Sushi

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New research shows that plastic particles can absorb pollution and carry it into fish, leading to biomagnification as it moves up the food chain to humans.

Susan Grigsby‘s insight:

So, I’m now re-thinking the wisdom of my favorite meal but I’m also thinking this is a great start to a research project for high school. What novel ideas would students come up with to tackle this problem? Tracing the long thread of pollution to food could be a real eye-opener to students who just may have the creative genius to figure out a solution!

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