8.3 Microplastic Pollution

IB Environmental Systems & Societies: 8.3 Microplastic Pollution

Microplastics are a growing concern from the simple addition of plastic beads in cosmetic products to the accumulation of plastic fibres from washing synthetic clothing such as fleeces and the plastic fibres in cigarette butts. Plastic degrades in the environment and eventually ends up as microplastic. Much of the pacific garbage patch is actually suspended microplastics.I haven"t, as yet had any students investigate...


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