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Prof. Tim Long hosted by the Pulse of the Planet for a Commentary on Microplastics

Prof. Tim Long hosted by the Pulse of the Planet for a Commentary on Microplastics

Prof. Tim Long comments on the  deterioration of plastics into microplastic particles in our oceans. The topics was covered in one of the four topics covered on a series for microplastics on Pulse of the Planet Programs. This series was scheduled to broadcast in March, 2017. The links for the complete series are provided herein. The recording for the Microplastics- Into Our Oceans

Can we design plastics whose structures respond to their environment?
What happens to the microplastics in your toothpaste when they get washed down the drain?
Can we develop bio-friendly polymers?
Virtually every plastic bag that finds its way into the ocean, deteriorates into microplastic particles.