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Highways England study tie in road water & microplastics

Highways England study tie in road water & microplastics: Highways England has initiated a study to analyse whether surface water that flows off roads alters the amount of microplastics in the environment. The study is anticipated to help the government company that is responsible for motorways & major A roads to better realise the extent…
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Microplastics are released from infant feeding bottles

Microplastics are released from infant feeding bottles:  Millions of infants could be vulnerable to high levels of microplastics released throughout formula preparation from feeding bottles. That’s admitted from new research by AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Advanced Materials and Bioengineering Research, TrinityHaus and the Schools of Engineering and Chemistry at Trinity College…
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94,000 microplastic particles per second in Thames

94,000 microplastic particles per second in Thames; 94,000 microplastic particles flow through the water every second in some parts of the River Thames. Katharine Rowley, postgraduate student at Royal Holloway has found, who with assistance from the Zoological Society of London and the Natural History Museum found microplastics in high levels are impacting the river,…
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