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Video: Searching for microplastics in razor clams and oysters

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Sept. 13, 2017 A new video from Oregon Sea Grant shows how researchers at Portland State University are inspecting the guts and tissues of razor clams and oysters along the Oregon coast for microplastics, which can come from foams, tiny beads in facial creams, synthetic fibers from clothing, and disintegrating plastic bags. “Our goal is […]

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