'They are everywhere': WHO calls for research into health impacts of microplastics pollution

Michael Holder
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Microplastics have been found in drinking supplies all over the world | Credit: Courtney Emery
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Microplastics have been found in drinking supplies all over the world | Credit: Courtney Emery

Huge numbers of tiny particles of plastics in water supplies are unlikely to post serious health risk, but data is 'extremely limited' UN health body warns

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for an urgent assessment of the health impacts of microplastic pollution, warning existing data on the worrying amounts of tiny plastic particles in the planet's...

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