Plastics will end Life as we knew it
"Evaluation of precopulatory pairing behaviour and male fertility in a marine amphipod exposed to plastic additives" by: Bidemi Green-Ojo, Marina Tenório Botelho, Gisela de Aragão Umbuzeiro, Vicente Gomes, Mathew O. Parker, Lena Grinsted, Alex T. Ford,
Environmental Pollution, Volume 341, 15 January 2024, 122946 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2023.122946
"These creatures (shrimps) are commonly found on European shores, where they make up a substantial amount of the diet of fish and birds. If they are compromised it will have an effect on the whole food chain."
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