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Plastics: a macro or micro problem?

Plastics: a macro or micro problem?

Plastic as a problem is no longer a new phenomenon with ever-growing focus and concern on the volume of plastic in the environment. According to Greenpeace, 12.7 million tonnes of plastic make their way to the oceans each year threatening the marine ecosystem. Paul Walker, SOCOTEC’s technical and development specialist, discusses microplastic analysis and its importance to understanding how widespread plastic is in our marine environment.…

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