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Microplastics threaten endangered otters in Kinmen

2022/10/17 19:23

Greenpeace has discovered that the endangered Eurasian otter, which is unique to the Taiwan-controlled outlying islands of Kinmen, is under threat from microplastic pollution. In Taiwan's first research survey on the role of microplastic pollution in wildlife conservation, conducted recently, Greenpeace recorded a nearly 80% detection rate for microplastics in the excrement of the otters and in water used by both otters and local residents.

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