Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Microplastics in the ocean: Biologists study effects on marine animals

December 20, 2014

Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research

Ingestion of microplastic particles does not mechanically affect marine isopods, according to new research. The study marks the launch of a series of investigations aimed at forming a risk matrix on the sensitivity of different marine species to microplastic pollution.

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