Microplastics — tiny bits of plastic from the breakdown of everything from shopping bags to car tires — were detected in nine of 17 water samples collected off the Antarctic peninsula by a Greenpeace vessel in early 2018, it said.
Scientists have been watching a 90-mile rift grow along the Larsen C ice shelf. When the rift gets large enough, it will likely create an iceberg the size of Delaware, but scientists say it's still too early to blame this on global warming.
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