Is Your Fleece Jacket Polluting the Oceans? | Above the Noise

Is Your Fleece Jacket Polluting the Oceans? | Above the Noise
Is Your Fleece Jacket Polluting the Oceans? | Above the Noise
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By 2050, the World Economic Forum predicts that the amount of plastic in the oceans will outweigh ALL the fish. When you hear “plastic” pollution, you might picture six-pack rings wrapped around seagulls or beaches littered with plastic bottles. But now, researchers are discovering a new menace -- microfibers. They're tiny strands of synthetic fibers that come from the synthetic clothing that many of us love to wear -- think fleece jackets and yoga pants. Find out what we can do about microfiber pollution in this week's Above the Noise video.

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