Inside the lonely fight against the biggest environmental problem you've never heard of

Ecologist Mark Browne knew he’d found something big when, after months of tediously examining sediment along shorelines around the world, he noticed something no one had predicted: fibers. Everywhere. They were tiny and synthetic and he was finding them in the greatest concentration near sewage outflows. In other words, they were coming from us.

Guardian

Last updated on 30 October 2014

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United States of America
Region: 
Atlantic Ocean
Threats: 
Pollution