When Fish Eat Microplastic Pollution, They Become Bold, Reckless, and Die Younger

Microplastics leave fish with nutrient deficiencies, which pushes them to venture outside safe waters in search of proper food.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Nov 4, 2020
microplastics killing fish
Image Credit: Reuters
AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.