gulf coast Scientists Discover Surprising Source Of Pollution: Our Closets By Kate Payne • Mar 20, 2017 New research shows pollution in the Gulf of Mexico is coming from a source close to home: our closets. A team of scientists say plastic microfibers in polyester, nylon and acrylics are washing out of household fabrics and into the ocean. Florida Gulf Coast Mystery: Why Did The Birds On Seahorse Key Vanish? By editor • Aug 12, 2015 Copyright 2015 WMFE-FM. To see more, visit http://www.wmfe.org.