Plastic soup = poisonous soup

More and more plastic waste is ending up in our oceans and seas. Due to the effects of weathering, sunlight and wave action, this plastic reduces to smaller particles. This leads to serious pollution. The oceans occupy 72% of the earth’s surface and they are our principal source of oxygen.

UNEP statement about the health issue

In its report on Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern the United Nations Environment Program... Read More

Transfer microplastic chemicals to marine life relatively small

It has often been said that microplastics will transfer chemicals to marine life. A new study ad... Read More

Fish from fish markets contains plastic

A quarter of the fish bought at local fish markets has plastic in their digestive tracts. Scient... Read More

“Hospitals must become BPA-free”

The use of the chemical substance Bisphenol-A (BPA) is increasingly coming under pressure. BPA i... Read More

Seabirds absorb chemicals from ocean plastic

Scientists from three Japanese institutes have linked plastic-derived chemicals found in seabird... Read More

PVC damages intestines of European sea bass

The ingestion of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) can damage the intestines of European sea bass. This i... Read More

Table salt contaminated with microplastics

Along with fish and shellfish, table salt also appears to be contaminated with microplastics. Th... Read More

Danish Fashion Institute joins international Coalition to Stop the Microfiber!

Copenhagen, 12 May 2016 – By 2025, there will be 1 ton of plastic for every 3 tons of fish in th... Read More

“We may breathe harmful microplastics”

Microplastics in the air are potentially dangerous for human health. Professor Kelly of King’s C... Read More