Tiny plastic particles are found in a Snowdon lake

Tiny plastic particles are found in a Snowdon lake sparking fears they were transported via polluted RAIN Scientists found three pieces of microplastic per litre of water in Llyn Glaslyn Number rose to eight pieces per litre by the time this water reached the sea  Bangor University's Christian Dunn said plastic 'most likely' appears in rainfall

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 01:07 GMT, 2 March 2020 | Updated: 01:25 GMT, 2 March 2020

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Microscopic plastic particles have been found in a lake near the summit of Snowdon – and experts say they were transported there via polluted rain.

Scientists found three pieces of microplastic per litre of water in the remote Llyn Glaslyn and this rose to eight pieces per litre by the time it reached the sea. 

Dr Christian Dunn, of Bangor University, said it was 'most likely' that the plastic ended up there through rainfall.

He added: 'The

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