Abundance of microscopic paint flakes in the North Atlantic

Source: Science Daily

Flakes of paint could be one of the most abundant type of microplastic particles in the ocean, new research has suggested. Through a range of surveys conducted across the North Atlantic Ocean, scientists estimated that each cubic meter of seawater contained an average of 0.01 paint flakes.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/10/211007101007.htm