Giftigt avloppsslam fortsätter spridas på åkrarna – Nu även med plast — NewsVoice.se – 11 November, 2019

(NewsVoice.se)  DEBATT. Stora mängder plast med miljögifter blandas in i vårt avloppsslam i reningsprocessen. De giftiga ämnena riskerar sedan att hamna på vår åkermark, men också i vårt dricksvatten. Det är hög tid att spridning av slam i vår livsmedelsproduktion upphör, skriver Gunnar Lindgren och Lena Jarlöv. →

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Forskare har hittat mikroplast i avföringen hos människor — TV Helse i Sverige – November 22, 2018

Mikroskopiska fragment och fibrer från plast finns överallt utan att vi kan se det. Mikroplasten hamnar i fisk och däggdjur i havet. Vi har sett det på TV – och ryser. Troligen ryser du ännu mer, eftersom det är troligt att mikroplasten även finns i oss, utan att vi vet om det. Text: TV Helse…Läs mera

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Ninety Percent of Sea Salt Contains Plastic — Wake Up World – November 3, 2018

November 3rd, 2018 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Research research shows 90 percent of sea salt sold worldwide contains plastic microparticles, leading researchers to believe most people consume nearly 2,000 particles a year in their sea salt. our body requires a specific sodium-to-potassium ratio to normalize your blood pressure that does not….Read more

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A Huge Crowd Funded Machine Is About To Start Cleaning Up The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (Video) — April 24, 2018

In the Pacific ocean North East of Hawaii, exists a giant whirlpool of debris accumulated by the ocean currents, which is now scientifically referred to as the North Pacific Gyre. It’s one of the largest ecosystems on Earth, comprising millions of square kilometres. Today it’s better known as “The Great Garbage Patch,” an area the…Read more & short video – “Midway Island, North Pacific Ocean, Unbelievable!”

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BPA Hormone Disruptor Found in 86% of Teenagers’ Digestive Tracts — February 24, 2018

A recent University of Exeter study has discovered that nearly all teenagers tested are holding bisphenol-A (BPA) in their intestinal lining. The chemical that makes plastics stronger and more flexible was found in higher amounts in teenagers than in the general public, causing major concern since the hormone disrupting toxicant can affect the reproductive system.…Read more

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The Contraption That Will Clean Up The World’s Oceans Set To Deploy 2018 (Video) — December 29, 2017

Back in 2013, we reported on the story of 19-year-old Boyan Slat, who had developed a device with the capacity to remove 7,250,000 tonnes of plastic and garbage from the world’s oceans in just five years. Originally set to deploy in 2016, the device still had numerous rounds of testing to complete, but testing is finally done,…Read more & short video

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Chemists Find A Way To Quickly Remove BPA From Water — October 8, 2017

You may recognize the term BPA, as “BPA-free” labels can be found all over water bottles nowadays, and that’s because when consumers found out about the hazardous risks associated with this chemical, they started to protest its inclusion in plastics. BPA can be found in practically anything that’s plastic, from food containers to water bottles to….Read more

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