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Rosstat told about Russian regions — leaders in the speed of employment of the unemployed. RT studied data of department.

Date: 7 months ago   Category: Science

Optical garbage: as contact lenses pollute the World Ocean — RT in Russian


The American scientists have found out that residents of the USA wash away 15 — 20% of all used contact lenses in the sewerage. According to experts, annually in the United States from 6 to 10 tons of lenses get to sewage. At the same time treatment facilities can't process a lens, splitting them on smaller particles which then appear in the World Ocean. According to the Russian experts, this microplastic gets to organisms of sea inhabitants and is transferred on a food chain to larger animals and also the person.

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