Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: microplastics

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study...

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

Marine microplastics are now invading the atmosphere, study finds

But there is something else lurking in the air we depend upon: tiny pieces of plastic.

UK retailers ban glitter from store brand products this holiday season

As the movement against glitter brings awareness about microplastics, Morrisons, Waitrose and John Lewis' store brand holiday products will be glitter-free for 2020.

We estimate there are up to 14 million tonnes of microplastics...

Knowing how much plastic sinks to the ocean floor is an important addition to our understanding of the plastic pollution crisis.

The Atlantic Ocean contains at least 10 times more plastic pollution...

Hopefully, with this new research, policymakers can make moves to stop plastic pollution that is harming marine life, the environment, and ultimately us.

Scientist find microplastics in human organs giving activists more ammo to...

“It would be naive to believe there is plastic everywhere but just not in us.”

Seafood study finds plastic in 100% of samples

"From the edible marine species tested, sardines had the highest plastic content, which was a surprising result."

‘Our life is plasticized’: New research shows microplastics in our food,...

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New study finds underestimation of microplastics in ocean—concentration far greater

A new study estimated the concentration of microplastics in the ocean to be far greater than previously determined.

Microplastics found in Antarctic sea ice samples for first time, scientists...

The researchers conclude that the findings present a "crucial need for stringent methods" when it comes to both to recovering and measuring microplastic particles from polar regions.

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