Microplastics

Microplastics

Microplastics (MPs) are small plastic particles that end up in aquatic ecosystems (e.g. freshwater & marine system).

MPs enter aquatic ecosystems from a variety of sources (e.g. personal care products).


References

  1. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microplastics
  2. Curren E, Leong SCY, 2019. Profiles of bacterial assemblages from microplastics of tropical coastal environments. Science of the Total Environment 655: 313-320.


First scientific report of organisms found on microplastics in tropical environment

Curren E, Leong SCY, 2019. Profiles of bacterial assemblages from microplastics of tropical coastal environments. Science of the Total Environment 655: 313-320.






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