We each consume about five grams of microplastics each week.
It’s not exactly clear what health effects this plastic has on human health.
Researchers are calling for change on all levels of society.
The ban doesn’t solve the bulk of microplastics entering EU waters.
More than 100 turtles were tested — all had synthetic fibers in their guts.
It’s the first to show that humans are eating plastic.
Ultimately, what the mosquito eats, we eat as well.
Scientists glitter can be a health hazard for wildlife once it ends up in waterways.
The Arctic ocean likely holds trillions of pieces of plastic in ice; as global warming starts to tick in and the ice starts to melt, all those pieces will drift into the oceans. Even though the finding has huge implications, it is so surprising that researchers don’t know yet how bad of an effect this will have on wildlife. The pollutants