Which is the level of public awareness on marine pollution? New video on Artemis Eyes Channel! (Youtube link: Marine Pollution Awareness- video) In December 2015, an online survey was made public on the ec.europa.eu website; the survey was about public perception of marine pollution. The questions were few and simple: do you think that chemical pollution […]Read More MARINE POLLUTION AWARENESS
Microplastics (<5 mm in their longer dimension) have become ubiquitous within our aquatic environments and are understood to be the most abundant type of plastic in the ocean. Microplastics have been found almost everywhere scientists have sampled; from near-shore environments to the open ocean, within sediments of estuaries and deep sea waters and in freshwater […]Read More PLASTIC MICROBEADS: MAKE A RESPONSIBLE CHOICE WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR BEAUTY ROUTINE.
Currently, we are living in the geological epoch of Holocene. The Holocene started 12,000 years ago, at the end of the last Ice Age, and it was characterised by a period of stable climate during which all human civilisation developed. However, since the mid-20th century, the Earth has witnessed a dramatic acceleration of carbon dioxide […]Read More ANTHROPOCENE: IS HUMANKIND IRREVERSIBLY CHANGING THE PLANET?