Exploring the untouched alpine lakes of the Italian Alps, Wim Pyl and his team set out to stand-up paddleboard in some of the most remote and pristine waters on Earth. This journey wasn't just about adventure; it was an effort to uncover the truth about these high-altitude lakes' purity and their potential contamination by microplastics. Partnering with Sydney, an experienced plastic waste researcher from Protect Blue, they aimed to collect water samples and assess the environmental impact on these natural reservoirs. What challenges would they face, and what truths would they uncover about the state of our planet's most isolated lakes?


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