Microplastics on the seabed in the Azores Raceforwater, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The world is slowly waking up to the realisation that plastic pollution is a global problem. With alarming images of whales tangled up in ropes and turtles choking on plastic bags, the problem has attracted a vast amount of media attention in recent years. But a less visible and less talked about form of plastic […]