The once pristine European Arctic is now covered in plastic despite low human population; researchers concerned for wildlife, ecosystems

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(Natural News) The Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) reports that a worrisome amount of plastic waste is accumulating in the “once-pristine European Arctic.” An NPI study revealed that “plastic in all sizes” is now scattered all over the Norwegian Arctic and in the Svalbard islands, an archipelago situated between Norway’s mainland and the North Pole, one of the planet’s northernmost…

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