vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news
vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news


February 04, 2019 - Chemical and Engineering News

The pervasiveness of microplastics

The pervasiveness of microplastics
File Photo / © Photabulous!

About 8 million metric tons of plastic waste enters the oceans every year; eventually those bottles and bags break down into particles. Schwabl wondered whether tiny plastic particles—known as microplastics—are entering the food chain and being consumed by people and, if so, whether they could harm cells and tissue in the human gut.

Read more at Chemical and Engineering News

Eco-enviro — Feature Articles

Most Read - Last 30 Days

  1. Fear and loathing in the UK dairy industry
  2. How chicken became the rich world’s most popular meat
  3. WeWork is Betting Millions on vegan products by This Big-Wave Surfer
  4. SeaWorld Orlando orca whale Kayla dies after illness
  5. Is winter miserable for wildlife?
  6. Animal rights group creates online map showing farm locations and contact details
  7. Leading neuroscientists and Buddhists agree: “Consciousness is everywhere”
  8. 13 best vegan bags
  9. A Practical Guide to Improving Animal-Human Relationships
  10. Nutritional yeast is the answer to cheese-loving vegans’ prayers—but is it healthy?

Some photos and photo services
generously donated by Photabulous


Fabulous Photos