Discovery of Synthetic Plastic Fibers in Antarctic Weddell Sea

Negotiation regarding a new Global Plastics Treaty has made the nations meet in Uruguay. Marine and forensic scientists reported new outcomes this week that disclose the breakthrough of synthetic plastic fibers in seawater, air, sea ice, and sediment sampled in the Antarctic Weddell Sea. Density separation process during microplastics analysisContinue Reading

Synthetic fibers discovered in Antarctic air, seawater, sediment and sea ice as the ‘pristine’ continent becomes a sink for plastic pollution

Newswise — As nations meet in Uruguay to negotiate a new Global Plastics Treaty, marine and forensic scientists publish new results this week that reveal the discovery of synthetic plastic fibres in air, seawater, sediment and sea ice sampled in the Antarctic Weddell Sea. The field research was undertaken duringContinue Reading