Plastics Leaching into Farmer’s Fields at Alarming Rate, Threaten Food Security Top story

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Fruits and Vegetables in a Green House © World Bank/Dominic Chavez

Fruits and Vegetables in a Green House

In short
UNEP’s Foresight Brief highlights how plastics used extensively in farming – from plastic-coated plastic fertilizers to protective wraps used to modify soil temperature and prevent weed growth over crops are contaminating the soil and potentially threatening food security.

 

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