Microplastics found in 75% of Slovenian rivers

Ljubljana, 8 December - To highlight the problem of plastic pollution, over 1400 students in 100 Slovenian schools joined forces with scientists within the EU's Plastic Pirates project. Over the course of one year, young people helped scientists to sample microplastics in rivers, which contaminated more than three-quarters of the rivers analysed.

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