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Title: Perspectives on Micro(Nano)Plastics in the marine environment: biological and societal considerations
Authors: Soares, Joana
Miguel, Isabel
Venâncio, Cátia
Lopes, Isabel
Oliveira, Miguel
Keywords: Marine litter
Microplastics
Nanoplastics
COVID
Education
Effects
Issue Date: 16-Nov-2020
Publisher: MDPI
Citation: Soares, J., Miguel, I., Venâncio, C., Lopes, I., & Oliveira, M. (2020). Perspectives on Micro(Nano)Plastics in the marine environment: biological and societal considerations. Water, 12(11). Doi: 10.3390/w12113208.. Disponível no Repositório UPT, http://hdl.handle.net/11328/3275
Abstract: Marine litter is a global problem which has been negatively affecting the environment. Plastic materials are the most commonly found marine debris, with potential biological (not only for aquatic organisms but also for humans) as well as socio‐economic impacts. Considering that it is an anthropogenic problem, society could play an important role to minimize it. Although a considerable amount of research has addressed the biological effects of plastics (micro(nano)plastics) on biota, few studies have addressed how scientific information is being transmitted to the public and the potential role of citizen environmental education. The current paper discusses known effects, researched topics and how scientific knowledge is currently being transmitted to the public.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11328/3275
ISSN: 2073-4441
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