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Research Shows Thames Fish Have Ingested Microplastic

This post was first published on the Thames Estuary Partnership website. Last year, a published study by Royal Holloway, University of London and the Natural History Museum found that in 2014 up to 75% of the flounder in the Thames Estuary had ingested plastic. In a second study, RHUL-NHM, in conjunction with Field Studies Council Millport, has now discovered that more species are ingesting plastic in the Thames and in the Firth of Clyde.

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