Friday, June 17, 2022

Plastitar: A new kind of pollution

"...plastic and tar have combined into a new form of pollution—“plastitar,” as it’s called in a scientific paper on the novel blight. Scientists on the Spanish Canary Islands found plastic-spotted balls of hardened tar scattered across several beaches."

— Robert Wright's Nonzero Newsletter, June 17, 2022

plastic trash on a beach

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