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Satellite image of Hurricane Larry over the Atlantic Ocean on 8 September 2021

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In September 2021, Hurricane Larry pelted Newfoundland, in Canada, with strong winds and torrential rain. It also rained down microplastics — up to five times as many particles fell on days during the storm as those before or after.

A hurricane’s impacts on microplastic deposition hadn’t been studied before, says Anna Ryan at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. She and her colleagues took…

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