Krill could prove secret weapon in ocean plastics battle (Antarctic)

The ocean update

Krill are capable of digesting microplastics before excreting them back into the environment in an even smaller form. Photograph : Rob King/AFP/Getty Images

March 9th, 2018. They might be at the bottom of the food chain, but krill could prove to be a secret weapon in the fight against the growing threat of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans.

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