Impact of microplastics accumulation on the marine environment

“Little is known of the effects of the ingestion of Microplastics at the primary level and whether or not they can be transferred across trophic levels. It is however accepted that Microplastics can block or damage digestive tracts of aquatic life, can cause chemical leaching during digestion and chemicals may be ingested/accumulated into organisms.” (…) (Azo Materials, 16/03/2015)

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