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Suzuki's motorboat filter gobbles up microplastics

Add-on attachment launches next year as part of clean ocean project

Suzuki's new device will put motoboats to work in cleaning the world's oceans of microplastics.   © Reuters

HAMAMATSU, Japan -- Suzuki Motor has created an attachment for its boat motors that collects microplastics, a major source of pollution in the world's oceans and waterways, the company said Thursday, adding that the device was the first of its kind.

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