Microplastics Update: December

Journal Articles

Bioavailability and toxicity of microplastics to fish species: A review

Distribution of microplastics in surface water of the lower Yellow River near estuary

Accumulation of microplastics in typical commercial aquatic species: A case study at a productive aquaculture site in China

Assessment of microplastics in freshwater systems: A review

Focus topics on microplastics in soil: Analytical methods, occurrence, transport, and ecological risks

Microplastics in the New Zealand green lipped mussel Perna canaliculus

The issue of microplastics in marine ecosystems: A bibliometric network analysis

Microplastics in the surface water of small-scale estuaries in Shanghai

Interrelationship of microplastic pollution in sediments and oysters in a seaport environment of the eastern coast of Australia

In the News

Microplastics 1 million times more abundant in the ocean than previously thought

Yes, there’s microplastic in the snow

For some corals, meals can come with a side of microplastics

Microplastics are ‘omnipresent’ in European rivers, scientists say

Sound waves used to separate microplastics from laundry wastewater

Microplastics found in all Arctic belugas tested: SFU study

Tiny Plastic Particles Raise Big Concerns

Why does the Arctic have more plastic than most places on Earth?

Conferences

UN Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – Santiago, Chile (12/02-12/13)

International Conference on Waste Management and Remediation Engineering – New York City, U.S.A. (01/30/20-01/31/20)

15th World Convention on Waste Recycling and Reuse – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (02/21/20-02/22/20)

Employment Opportunities

OCEANA – Various Positions

PlasticBank – Various Positions