Post Profile






Marine organisms can shred a plastic bag into 1.75 million pieces, study shows

A single plastic carrier bag could be shredded by marine organisms into around 1.75million microscopic fragments, according to new research.
read more

share

Related Posts


Into how many pieces does a balloon burst?

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

A moderately inflated rubber balloon pricked with a needle bursts into two large fragments. However, if you inflate it until it bursts spontaneously, you get dozens of shreds, new research shows.

How-To: Triangle Folded Plastic Bags

Hobbies / Crafts : Make: Yarncraft

If you’ve ever fumbled in your pocket for plastic bags on a dog walk or strolled into your kitchen to find the cat shredding a shopping bag into plastic confetti, you’ll definitely appreciate this simple triangle folded plastic bag ...

Plastic: Environmental Enemy #2

Society & Culture : OurWorld 2.0

Our seas are awash with millions of tons of discarded plastic and research is showing that microscopic plastic fragments interfere with something inherently simple but ultimately vital — the oceans' function as a biological carbon p...

Price Chopper Recalls Shredded Taco Cheese

Lifestyle / Food & Drink : Food Safety News

Price Chopper Supermarkets is recalling its Coyote Joe's Shredded Taco Cheese because there could be shredded plastic fragments inside the packaging. The recall is for 16 oz. cheese with the UPC 41735-12509 and an expiration date of...

Marine organisms can shred a carrier bag into 1.75 million pieces, study shows

Academics / Biology : EurekAlert: Biology

(University of Plymouth) A single plastic carrier bag could be shredded by marine organisms into 1.75 million microscopic fragments, according to new research published in Marine Pollution Bulletin and carried out by the University ...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC