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The Microplastic Emergency With Professor Éva Valsami-Jones

Plastic is everywhere, you only need to look around you to gather small glimpses of how it has become a seemingly essential part of our life. However, given the sheer quantities we produce and use each year, plastic is one of our society's biggest environmental concerns.

In this episode of Opinionated Science, Lucy Lawrence and Professor Éva Valsami-Jones take a deep dive into the global microplastic emergency, and discuss how micro and nano plastics are infiltrating life as we know it.

Listen now to:

  • Understand why we should all be more concerned about plastics
  • Explore the regulations around micro and nano plastics
  • Hear the latest research on the potential hazards posed by plastics
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Lucy Lawrence
Lucy Lawrence
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