"The goal is to show that the additives that are released from plastics will enter the food chain, because in the end, at the top of the food chain, there is man" explains Mélanie Ourgaud, researcher at the Mediterranean Institute of Oceanology in Marseille.

Its mission is to analyze the plastic mixed with the plankton it finds in the ocean, and to study the consequences of this pollution on animals and people.

These plastics are made up of elements that can be endocrine disruptors and therefore toxic to humans.

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