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Plastic Pollution

Plastic Pollution Is Everywhere: Research Reveals How It Travels

Plastic pollution is ubiquitous today, with microplastic particles from disposable goods found in natural environments throughout the globe, including Antarctica. But how those particles move through and accumulate in the environment is poorly understood. Now a Princeton University study has revealed the mechanism by which microplastics, like Styrofoam, and particulate…
bubmag
January 7, 2021
Plastic Pollution

Scientists found evidence of microplastic pollution on Mount Everest

Mount Everest has been depicted as ‘the world’s highest junkyard. Microplastics haven’t been studied on the mountain previously, yet they’re commonly just as persistent and typically more challenging to eliminate than larger debris items. Scientists analyzing snow and stream samples from the National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition…
bubmag
November 21, 2020
Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution is everywhere. Study reveals how it travels

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Plastic pollution is ubiquitous today, with microplastic particles from disposable goods found in natural environments throughout the globe, including Antarctica. But how those particles move through and accumulate in the environment is poorly understood. Now a Princeton University study has revealed the mechanism by which microplastics,…
bubmag
November 13, 2020
Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution for sale at New York pop-up store

Pictures | Fri Oct 16, 2020 | 9:14pm EDT Products made entirely of plastic bags are pictured at the Plastic Bag Store, a pop-up to raise awareness of the environmental issues with plastics in Times Square in Manhattan, New York City, October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Reuters / Friday, October…
bubmag
October 17, 2020