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Microplastic

A five-week expedition from Vancouver to Singapore will see the research team take and conserve samples for upcoming laboratory analysis, in addition to performing initial experiments Read more

Environment

According to the Committee, the Welsh Government should use the strength of public demand for a chance to act now against plastic waste, and suggested that Wales should lead the way, rather than waiting for others to act Read more

Environment

The 100 Plastic Rivers Project is engaging with scientists in more than 60 locations worldwide to sample water and sediment in rivers, with an aim of better understanding of how plastics are transported and transformed in rivers Read more

Environment

A scientific study collected samples over a five-month period from a secluded area of the mountains, which form a natural border between France and Spain Read more

Environment

The announcements by plastics industry representatives of plans to develop a certification scheme to reduce single pellet pollution flows last week’s UN resolution which pledged to curb pellet pollution and reduce single-use plastic Read more

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The researchers hope that the sea squirts will be able to help them look at the long-term impact of microplastic Read more

Environment

Particles were identified and collected in the Baltic Sea using a new device called Plastic Explorer and researchers collected microplastic samples from different levels of the Baltic Sea Read more

Environment