Study: Billions of microplastics found in Tampa Bay

Four billion microplastics were found in Tampa Bay, according to USF researchers. Scientists are still studying the effects of microplastics on human health, but they know that marine life is affected by plastic pollution. Microplastics are small plastic pieces smaller than 1/8 of an inch that can harm marine and aquatic life.
Published: 6:25 AM EDT September 16, 2019
Updated: 6:24 AM EDT September 16, 2019