Notably, 90 percent of these particles were identified as nanoplastics, while the remaining 10 percent were classified as microplastics, according to a study
As plastic production continues to rise, the ubiquity of micro(nano)plastics in the environment raises concerns about their impact on both ecosystems and human health
Water went from barely safe to the out-of-bounds category because of worsening river run-off and better measurements and understanding of the problem, Rockstrom said
World Environment Day 2023: The disposal and recyclability of plastic are of utmost importance today which requires a supportive environment from stakeholders across levels
Plastic pollution could reduce by 80 per cent by 2040 if countries and companies make deep policy and market shifts using existing technologies, according to a new report by UNEP
Microplastics are particularly detrimental to the oceans. They take a long time to degrade into innocuous compounds, and marine life mistakenly views plastic as food
With the growing focus on circular economy, the market space for biodegradable, recyclable and reusable material is set to increase
The new study builds on previous research by Queen's University that showed hermit crabs were less likely to touch or enter high-quality shells when exposed to microplastics.
A new study finds that the River Ganga is heavily polluted with microplastics.
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