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Micro Plastics, BE CONSCIOUS OF THEM

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Micro plastics, what are they and why are they dangerous? Micro plastics have been destroying our oceans for a long time and this is something we are capable to voiding. There are thousands of beaded products with small micro plastics in them (tooth pastes, face washes, soaps, shower gels) and ...

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The Microplastic Invasion of the Oceans

The Microplastic Invasion of the Oceans

Jason Sole covers the microplastics cycle, its impact on the oceans and ocean life and the surrounding science link ups that are emerging. Here are some of the links discussed: Microplastics in general: http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/microplastics-microbeads-ocean-sea-serious-health-risks-united-nations-warns-a7041036.html Banning of plastic bottles: http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/san-francisco-bans-sale-plastic-water-bottles-climate-change Super bacteria at Rio Olympics: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-olympics-rio-superbacteria-exclusive-idUSKCN0YW2E8 Bacterial immunity: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antimicrobial_resistance Mediterranean chemical problems: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/004896979504719X Plastic Islands in ...

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