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#microplastics

From TheJournal.ie Microplastics found in Arctic and Alps after being carried by wind and snow, scientists warn Microplastics

Microplastics found in Arctic and Alps after being carried by wind and snow, scientists warn

The researchers have called for urgent research to assess the health risks of inhalation.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water Oceans

Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water

Fionn Ferreira from Cork received a €45,000 bursary.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland plans to ban sale of new cars with tailpipes by 2030 Exhaust Fumes

Ireland plans to ban sale of new cars with tailpipes by 2030

The government are also exploring ways of reducing cigarette butt litter.

From TheJournal.ie Have we broken the ocean?: 'Read the ingredient list before you buy your next batch of toiletries' Read Me

Have we broken the ocean?: 'Read the ingredient list before you buy your next batch of toiletries'

We need to recognise the damage our plastic addiction is having on our planet, writes Professor Gordon Chambers.

From TheJournal.ie Public health could be 'at risk' from exposure to microplastics in drinking water Microbeads

Public health could be 'at risk' from exposure to microplastics in drinking water

A new report from the Environmental Protection Agency delves into the source of microplastics in our waters.