Microplastic beads and fragments collected in 11 western national parks and wilderness areas over 14 months of sampling are seen through a microscope. Image: Janice Brahney, Utah State University

‘Plastic Rain’ Litters Remote Western Wilderness

Researchers are shocked at the volume of tiny bits and beads falling from the sky like dust and rain

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