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Plastic Pollution

Microplastic pollution fears: South Korea seeks to allay consumers’ food concerns with new data

Public concern about microplastics in South Korea’s food supply, particularly in seafood and groundwater, after academic studies from reputable bodies such as the local National Institute of Environmental Research and Kangwon National University’s Department of Geology highlighted the these contaminants as supposedly being ‘ubiquitous’ in some of the nation’s most…
bubmag
April 21, 2022
Plastic Pollution

Plastic Pollution Reaches and Penetrates the High Arctic

The Alfred Wegener Institute has released the findings from an international review study, showing that large amounts of plastic debris have now made it into the waters of the Arctic Ocean. The results were published in the journal Nature Reviews Earth & Environment. Sadly, the researchers have found that the Arctic…
bubmag
April 17, 2022