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Researchers Discover 'Plastiglomerate' Rocks on a Remote Brazilian Island

Publicado em 21 março 2023
In 2016, Portuguese biologists discovered a new form of pollution that they called “plasticrust." This strange term refers to the plastic fragments that embed themselves on the rocks of the coastlines in some parts of the world, such as Madeira or Hawaii. A similar find has just been identified on the Brazilian island of Trindade, where scientist have discovered what they call “plastiglomerate" rocks. During an expedition on the island of Trindade, off the coast of [...]