Too little is known, and done, to tackle rising risks of plastic waste in our seas

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As millions of tonnes a year of microplastic waste mounts in marine environments, Flinders University scientists warn the ramifications to wildlife, food webs and human health are still little understood.

An Environmental Pollution review of how plastic waste and their associated chemicals impact marine food webs warns the impact of this “omnipresent contamination” of marine environments is “not well understood”.  

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