nano plastics Current Affairs, GK & News

Nanoplastics in human food chain

A new study published in the journal Nano Today revealed that nanoplastics travel up the human food web via plants, insects and fish. Key facts Nonplastics are plastic debris particles that are smaller than 1,000 nanometre, which is equal to one billionth of a metre. Because of their miniscule size, nanoplastics are capable of passing ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Plastic snowfall in the Alps

The researchers from Austria, Netherlands and Switzerland have found that trillions of plastic particles fall along with snow in Switzerland. These particles travel 2000 kilometres through air. What did the study find? About 43 trillion plastic particle land in Alps of Switzerland. They fall along with the snow. They are carried by wind. It has ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: