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It’s raining plastic in Canada, scientists say. But no one knows the source or toxicity

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It’s been raining plastic in Canada, researchers have found in the last two years. And no one knows where it’s coming from. Or what it can do. A U.S. survey published in May, made headlines around the world last week due to its eye-catching title, “It is raining plastic.” According to the survey, geologists researching the effects of nitrogen pollution, unwittingly found tiny plastic fibres, beads and shards within rainwater samples collected from the remote slopes of the Rocky Mountain National Park in Denver, Colorado, located 1,763 km away from Canada.

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