Microplastic and Nanoplastic Pollution – Sources, Effects, Control

Introduction: What is Microplastic Pollution? Microplastic pollution is essentially plastic pollution but it is named differently because it is pollution caused by plastic fragments that are smaller than 0.2 inches or 5mm that break away from larger pieces of plastic. In many cases, they may even leach out from plastics disposed off in landfills and […]

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The Impacts of Microplastic Pollution on the Environment

microplastic endangering marine life

Introduction Microplastic: Microplastics are smaller particles of any kind of plastic. The European Chemicals Agency and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have defined microplastic as smaller plastic particles ranging in size up to 5mm. These smaller particles make their way into the natural ecosystem through various sources. For detailed information about plastic pollution, read: What […]

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