Here's a short video and listening exercise on the same topic as yesterday's reading lesson.
If you can't see the video, listen to the recording below.
Quick exercise: Fill the gaps in the sentences below.
The first problem is that micro-plastics act like a ______, attracting other ______ in the water, such as pesticides and ______ retardants.
The second problem is that micro-plastics are complex polymers that the body cannot fully ______ down.
Scientists have shown that the smallest particles, nano-plastics, can ______ tissue membranes into fish cells. This could damage fish reproduction, ______ and survival skills.