The “micro” issue with micro-plastics

What are microplastics and why should we care? Microplastics have quickly become a hot topic for oceanographers because the new form of pollution has taken over the globe and researchers are just now discovering the scale of its distribution. Microplastics can be defined as tiny particles of plastic that range from 1 μm (0.001mm) up … Continue reading The “micro” issue with micro-plastics