The Plague of Microplastics

Why do we treat the environment differently than the human body? When it comes to our own bodies, we innately understand that it’s the most microscopic things that can take down the whole system—even one as well-built as the human body. Though we don't think about it, the same is true for our surrounding ecosystem…Mother Earth. As we worry about internal diseases and struggles, we must zoom out and look at the external diseases and struggles that surround us on a daily basis. We are now living in a world where microplastics are as common an ingredient to day-to-day life as running water.

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