• phys.org | 5/2/2019 | Staff
    As small as a grain of dust—but of great global significance. The word microplastics is familiar to many, but the dangers are virtually unexplored. In recent years, plastic pollution has become an...
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  • ScienceDaily | 9/11/2019 | Staff
    The study, to be published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, is the first to measure the effects of microplastics on endogeic worms, which live in the top soil.
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  • WIRED | 8/23/2019 | WIRED Staff
    Plastic is everywhere. No, really, it is everywhere. Tiny bits of plastic waste, called microplastic, have come to permeate nearly every part of the planet. We drink it in our water.
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  • phys.org | 8/15/2019 | Staff
    At first glance, it looks like hard candy laced with flecks of fake fruit, or a third grader's art project confected from recycled debris. In reality, it's a sliver of Arctic Ocean sea ice riddled...
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  • earthsky.org | 8/15/2019 | Eleanor Imster
    From the infamous garbage patch islands of floating plastic to the guts of fish and bellies of birds, plastic pollution of all sizes is ubiquitous and well-documented in Earth’s oceans.
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  • phys.org | 5/14/2019 | Staff
    Organisms can grow on microplastics in freshwater ecosystems. The findings of a recent study undertaken by researchers from the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) and...
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