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Plastic policies: Reducing microplastic pollution is an urgent environmental, biological and human health issue

By Sion Griffiths In 1972, the journal Science published a paper, Plastics on the Sargasso Sea Surface, detailing the abundance of pellet-shaped plastics less than a centimetre in diameter, floating on the surface of the Western Sargasso Sea. It was the first paper on microplastics. The authors accurately predicted that increasing production of plastics, combined […]