Other effects of the pandemic

miércoles 26 de mayo de 2021 - 07:56 GMT+0000

In the last year, garbage collection at sea has revealed the existence of a new object to be collected: masks. Either by carelessness or intentionally, in an island system like the Canary Islands, it is very easy for masks to end up in our sea. The effects on the biota of this new residue that reaches the sea in a massive way around the world has yet to be studied, although most of the vast majority are made of plastic.

Photo by Liam McGuire.