Microplastics (image) University of Barcelona Share Print E-Mail Caption The state of the found microplastics could suggest a state of advanced degradation and long permanence in the marine environment. Credit GRC Marine Geosciences - University of Barcelona Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with appropriate caption or credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.