Microplastics pollution and its effect on cod under study

A 4-year research project, led by Nofima, will investigate how microplastic particles absorb environmental contaminants and how they influence the cod food chain. (…)

The project is to study how environmental contaminants accumulate in such fragments of microplastic at several locations selected by scientists along the coast of Norway. The scientists will subsequently investigate what happens to the ecosystem of Atlantic cod when the fish are exposed to these microplastic particles. (…) (fis.com, 19/02/2016)

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