Eating microplastics could cause inflammatory bowel disease, study finds
“This study provides evidence that we are indeed ingesting microplastics.”
Community scientists have new EPA guidelines for sampling microplastic pollution. How...
The protocol acknowledges that because "microplastics smaller than [one millimeter] in size (such as microbeads) are more difficult to find... more sophisticated technology is required to conclusively identify them."
Microplastics are in the air we breathe and in Earth’s atmosphere,...
We highlight just how widespread microplastic pollution is and the potential it has to influence climate on a global scale.
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."