Microplastics pollution in water threatens wildlife and people

25 Apr

NEWS that microplastics are being ingested by aquatic insects in our rivers has increased concern about the likelihood of plastic entering the food chain and possibly being a health hazard to fish and ultimately humans.

What is this three-spined stickleback really eating? Microplastics were found in all the three species of mayfly and caddis fly larvae studied.
What is this three-spined stickleback really eating? Microplastics were found in all the three species of mayfly and caddis fly larvae studied.

Recent microplastics research, the first of its kind, was undertaken in rivers in South Wales by a team of scientists …Continue reading »