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Separation of false-positive microplastics and analysis of microplastics via a two-phase system combined with confocal Raman spectroscopy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of hazardous materials [J Hazard Mater] 2022 Oct 15; Vol. 440, pp. 129803. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 18.

Abstract:In the field of microplastics research, more accurate standardised methods and analytical techniques still need to be explored. In this study, a new method for the microplastics quantitatively and qualitatively analysis by two-phase (ethyl acetate-wate...

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Biodegradable microplastics enhance soil microbial network complexity and ecological stochasticity.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of hazardous materials [J Hazard Mater] 2022 Oct 05; Vol. 439, pp. 129610. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 14.

Abstract:Biodegradable plastics have emerged as an ecological alternative to conventional petroleum-based plastics. Despite the recent advances in the effects of conventional microplastic on soil ecosystems, the ecological impact of biodegradable microplastics ...

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Observational and model studies on transport and inventory of microplastics from a leak accident on the beaches of Yantai.

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Source(s):Marine pollution bulletin [Mar Pollut Bull] 2022 Sep; Vol. 182, pp. 113976. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 31.

Abstract:We investigated an unexpected microplastic (MP) leakage event that occurred along the coastline of Yantai in January 2021. Sediment samples were collected from three zones on 9 beaches. MPs were identified with an average abundance of 247.6 ± 125.6 ite...

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Microplastic removal from urban stormwater: Current treatments and research gaps.

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Source(s):Journal of environmental management [J Environ Manage] 2022 Sep 01; Vol. 317, pp. 115510. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 14.

Abstract:Stormwater is a major contributor to microplastic (MP) pollution in the aquatic environment. Although MPs are associated with many toxicological effects, their levels in stormwater are not regulated. This review compared the effectiveness of different ...

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Flooding frequency and floodplain topography determine abundance of microplastics in an alluvial Rhine soil.

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Source(s):The Science of the total environment [Sci Total Environ] 2022 Aug 25; Vol. 836, pp. 155141. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 09.

Abstract:Rivers are major pathways for the transport of microplastics towards the oceans, and many studies focus on microplastic abundance in fluvial ecosystems. Although flooding strongly affects transport of microplastics, knowledge about the potential input ...

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Estimating global marine surface microplastic abundance: systematic literature review.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Science of the total environment [Sci Total Environ] 2022 Aug 01; Vol. 832, pp. 155064. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 05.

Abstract:Toxicity and persistence of microplastics (MP) in the marine environment has a potential to disturb the ecological balance of the planet. To evaluate the gravity of the situation, continuity in research of MP abundance is required. In this work for the...

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Occurrence and distribution of microplastics in peatland areas: A case study in Long An province of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.

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Source(s):The Science of the total environment [Sci Total Environ] 2022 Oct 20; Vol. 844, pp. 157066. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 01.

Abstract:Vietnam is known as one of the high plastic consumption countries in Southeast Asia. This study initially determined characteristics of microplastics (MPs) including morphology, polymer type, and abundance at peatland areas in Mekong Delta in Vietnam. ...

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Performance assessment of bubbles barriers for microplastic remediation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Science of the total environment [Sci Total Environ] 2022 Oct 20; Vol. 844, pp. 157027. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 28.

Abstract:We report the results of experiments designed to evaluate the performance of a bubble barrier device for microplastics collection in natural and artificial streams. Bubble barrier is an innovative device based on the principle that pumping air to produ...

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Effects of organic matter on interaction forces between polystyrene microplastics: An experimental study.

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Source(s):The Science of the total environment [Sci Total Environ] 2022 Oct 20; Vol. 844, pp. 157186. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 07.

Abstract:The aggregation and deposition processes of marine microplastics are extremely important in marine ecosystems. The main effect of these two physical processes is the transfer of surface microplastics to the deep sea, and the underlying kinetics can be ...

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Micro- and nanoplastic contamination in livestock production: Entry pathways, potential effects and analytical challenges.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Science of the total environment [Sci Total Environ] 2022 Oct 20; Vol. 844, pp. 157234. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 08.

Abstract:The abundant and widespread presence of particulate plastics in the environment is considered an area of increasing environmental, animal and human health concern. Despite the abundance and the potential to cause deleterious biological effects, studies...

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