Microplastics – Environmental Health Effects

The National Academies on July 22, 2020 released the “Proceedings of a Workshop in Brief” on a workshop held January 27-28, 2020 in Washington, DC on the subject: “Emerging Technologies to Advance Research and Decisions on the Environmental Health Effects of Microplasticshttps://www.nap.edu/read/25862/chapter/1 during which “… experts from the environmental science and health communities came together … to explore how emerging technologies and research strategies could help address important environmental health questions about microplastics … Despite the widespread prevalence of microplastics, little is known about the effects they may have on living things …” - The workshop agenda and presentation recordings are here: https://www.nationalacademies.org/event/01-27-2020/emerging-technologies-to-advance-research-and-decisions-on-the-environmental-health-effects-of-microplastics-a-workshop #MicroPlastics #SingleUsePlastic #FoodPackaging