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Video: Brazilian researchers find 'terrifying' plastic rocks on remote island

Publicado em 16 março 2023
Trindade Island, Brazil: The geology of Brazil's volcanic Trindade Island has fascinated scientists for years, but the discovery of rocks made from plastic debris in this remote turtle refuge is sparking alarm. Melted plastic has become intertwined with rocks on the island, located 1,140 km from the southeastern state of Espirito Santo, which researchers say is evidence of humans' growing influence over the earth's geological cycles. Santos and her team ran chemical tests to [...]