How do Microplastics Affect Bats?

Microplastics are small plastic pieces that are less than 5 millimeters in size. They can be found in the air, water, and soil, and they can be ingested by animals, including bats. Microplastics can affect bats in a number of ways. They can: Block the bats’ digestive tracts, leading to starvation. Cause inflammation and damage… Continue reading How do Microplastics Affect Bats?

Microplastics in Cigarette Filters

Are There Microplastics in Cigarette Filters? I have just watched this amazing video on decomposition of cigarettes in soil. Guess what after a year the cigarettes filters had not decomposed at all. This demonstrates how plastics and ergo microplastics come from cigarette filters. So this is why we spend so many cigarette filter on beaches.… Continue reading Microplastics in Cigarette Filters