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microplastics
2018/05/09 01:59
While public attention is focused on larger items like bags and bottles choking rivers and canals, there is emerging scientific concern over the long-term implications of smaller and less visible pieces known as microplastics.
2018/05/09 01:59
aim is understand how much plastic is contained in seafood, how much of it people eat
2018/05/09 01:59
he research has found that every species tested contained some plastic particles, including fragments and fibres – tilapia were the worst with 85% seen with plastic.
2018/05/09 02:01
research has found that every species tested contained some plastic particles, including fragments and fibres – tilapia were the worst with 85% seen with plastic.
2018/05/09 02:01
The majority of mullet, shrimp, and milk fish tested also had plastic particles.
2018/05/09 02:01
findings are broadly in line with similar research conducted in the UK and elsewhere,
2018/05/09 02:01
plastic contamination of seafood is a global problem.
2018/05/09 02:01
This comes as the city authorities in Semarang have organised a major clean-up - the main streets and rivers look largely clear of plastic waste.
2018/05/09 02:02
at least 200 illegal ones have sprung up in poorer districts and in the outskirts of Semarang.
2018/05/09 02:02