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This density map provided by Kyushu University professor Atsuhiko Isobe shows the estimated distribution of microplastics in the Pacific Ocean based on a study by his research team.

Microplastic waste floating in Pacific Ocean tipped to double by 2030: researchers

Microplastic waste floating in the Pacific Ocean is expected to increase approximately twofold by 2030 and exceed fourfold by 2060, causing potential harm to the ecosystem, a study by a Japanese team has shown.  

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