Uncover the global issue of microplastics and their pervasive presence in marine ecosystems. Learn about the sources and pathways of microplastics in the ocean, from plastic debris to microbeads in personal care products. Explore the impact of microplastics on marine species, including ingestion and entanglement. Discover the significance of studying microplastics in marine food webs and human health concerns. Stay informed about research and initiatives dedicated to addressing the microplastics crisis and promoting responsible plastic consumption for the health of our oceans.
Read More: What is the number and weight of plastic particles floating in the world’s oceans?
A study conducted by various institutes and universities has revealed that the amount of plastic in the ocean has exploded since 2005. In this new study, scientists have provided an estimate of the number and weight of plastic particles that are currently floating in the oceans. Studying 40 years of data Having accurate information on…
Read More: The Danger of Nurdles for the Environment
Nurdles, also known as plastic resin pellets, are among the most common microplastic marine pollutants, posing a significant threat to the environment. These tiny plastic granules, each less than 5 mm in size, have been found littering beaches across the globe, from the coast of New Zealand to England. Unfortunately, hundreds of millions of nurdles…
Hidden amidst the sands of Changi’s shoreline, a sea anemone bearing a resemblance to a light-colored strawberry has recently been recognized as a novel species by local researchers. Unveiling the Mysteries of the Tiger Anemone Dubbed the “tiger anemone” due to its distinctive striping and its aptitude to consume prey larger than its size, the… READ MORE >>>>
A Breathtaking Natural Event Witnessed by Researchers Andi Cross & Janine Barker Having lived in Australia for five years and immersed myself in its oceanic environment, it was inevitable that I would hear stories about South Australia. Splitting opinions, half the people I engaged with were captivated by this oceanic realm, while the other half… READ MORE >>>>
New research suggests that Earth’s oceans are experiencing a shift in color, and climate breakdown is likely the driving force behind this phenomenon. The once deep blue sea is gradually transforming into a greener hue, particularly in low latitude regions near the equator. The Significance of Ocean Color “The significance of this issue lies not… READ MORE >>>>
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