Studies have shown microplastics are ubiquitous within global waterways. They have been found in waterways that supply drinking water to millions and they have also been found at various levels within the aquatic food chain. This implies that, not only are we eating microplastics, we are drinking them too. What does the reality that we are consuming plastic daily mean for humans as a species?
Smith, Alexis, "Micro Plastics and Their Implications for Human Health: An Environmental Justice" (2017). ENV 334 Environmental Justice. 3.