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How Much Plastic Do You Eat? #OurBluePlanet | Earth Lab

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Published on Nov 30, 2017

If you eat seafood are you eating plastic? Greg Foot visits Exeter University to find out what evidence there is of plastics winding up inside marine species found on menus and in supermarkets #OurBluePlanet. Subscribe to Earth Lab for more fascinating science videos - http://bit.ly/SubscribeToEarthLab




For more information on this fascinating science check out the following links from the University of Exeter:

Plastics, plankton and poo: https://youtu.be/XRT0G-utaWI
Do zooplankton eat plastics?: https://youtu.be/FAi1okMUdQ8
Marine microplastics: https://youtu.be/JTc3NRSx-g8
Marine plastic debris talk by Professor Tamara Galloway (Warning: Contains images some viewers may find distressing): https://youtu.be/zeh5meaWP5M

This video was made as part of #OurBluePlanet, a digital partnership between BBC Earth and Alucia Productions that aims to get people talking about our oceans. Join the conversation over on Twitter @OurBluePlanet.

We must apologise as there is a spelling mistake which was spotted after the video was uploaded and set live on YouTube. At 8:50 it should read as contaminant.

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