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Low levels of microplastics (MP) in wild mussels indicate that MP ingestion by humans is minimal compared to exposure via household fibres fallout during a meal.
Microplastics (MPs) are the most numerous debris reported in marine environments and assessment of the amounts of MPs that accumulate in wild organisms is necessary for risk assessment. Our objective was to assess MP ...
Plymouth: A World Harbour through the ages
Plastics, the Environment and Society: Current Consensus and Future Directions
© The Royal Society of Chemistry 2019. In less than 60 years, plastics have transformed our daily lives. Usage is increasing and now exceeds 330 million tonnes per annum. In this concluding chapter we summarise current ...
Sources, Distribution, and Fate of Microscopic Plastics in Marine Environments
© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016. Microplastics are pieces of plastic debris <5Â mm in diameter. They enter the environment from a variety of sources including the direct input of small pieces such as ...
Characterisation, Quantity and Sorptive Properties of Microplastics Extracted From Cosmetics
Cosmetic products, such as facial scrubs, have been identified as potentially important primary sources of microplastics to the marine environment. This study characterises, quantifies and then investigates the sorptive ...
The imprint of microfibres in southern European deep seas
(Public Library of Science, 2018-11-05)