The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency has been assigned by the government to identify important sources of microplastics and to suggest actions in order to reduce the production and emissions to the environment. This report was compiled by Örebro University to serve as a review of the current knowledge of exposure and effects of microplastics on wildlife. Scientific articles and reports were reviewed in December 2015-February 2016 and a selection of the information found is compiled here to give an overview of knowledge and knowledge gaps regarding effects of microplastics. (…)
Anna Kärrman, Christine Schönlau, Magnus Engwall, Örebro: Örebro universitet , 2016, 39 p.