What are Microplastics? | WHALEZONE.TV S01E01

By 16/05/2018WHALEZONE.TV

Welcome to the first (pilot) episode of WHALEZONE.TV!

In this episode, Milou talks about Microplastics, how they affect the environment, and provides practical advice on how you can help.

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References:

.Julien Boucher, Damien Friot (2017) – Primary Microplastics in the Oceans: a Global Evaluation of Sources.
.Mark Anthony Browne, Phillip Crump, Stewart J. Niven, Emma Teuten, Andrew Tonkin, Tamara Galloway, and Richard Thompson (2011) – Accumulation of Microplastic on Shorelines Woldwide: Sources and Sinks.
.Lucy C. Woodall, Anna Sanchez-Vidal, Miquel Canals, Gordon L.J. Paterson, Rachel Coppock, Victoria Sleight, Antonio Calafat, Alex D. Rogers, Bhavani E. Narayanaswamy, Richard C. Thompson (2014) – The deep sea is a major sink for microplastic debris.
.Matthew Cole, Pennie Lindeque, Elaine Fileman, Claudia Halsband, Rhys Goodhead, Julian Moger, and Tamara S. Galloway (2013) – Microplastic Ingestion by Zooplankton.

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