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Microplastics are Everywhere

Zorawar Singh

Department of Zoology, Khalsa College Amritsar, Punjab, India 143001

Correspondence and requests for materials should be addressed to ZS 

Received: 25-04-2022 Accepted: 02-05-2022 Published: 05-06-2022


The widespread use and misuse of plastics has resulted in serious environmental degradation issues which need to be addressed with immediate effect. One of the most prevalent forms of marine debris in our lakes and seas is plastic. Debris made of plastic can be of any size or shape. Microplastics, however, are plastic particles that are smaller than five millimetres. These tiny pieces could take decades or more to degrade fully. Thus, it is important to manage plastic use and disposal.

Keywords: Microplastic; Pollution; Environmental; Degradation; Nanoplastics

Citation: Singh Z (2022) Microplastics are everywhere. Environ Sci Arch 1(1):1-3. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.7133067


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