Substantial quantities of tyre particles contaminating UK rivers
Vehicle tyre particles could be a significant, and largely unrecorded, source of microplastics in the marine environment, a UK government-funded study has uncovered.Led by the University of Plymouth, the study found that around 100 million m¬≤ of the UK's river network – and more than 50 million m¬≤ of estuarine and coastal waters – could be at risk of contaminat
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