Microplastics in Irish Freshwater Environment

Today our years of research culminated in the publication of the EPA Report “Impacts of Microplastics on the Irish Environment”. The report can be found on the EPA website, and is available as a free download to anyone. The study reveals the effects of microplastics […]

Read more

Polyethylene microplastics adhere to Lemna minor

The first paper of this project has been finalised for publication in Science of the Total Environment. The article, entitled “Polyethylene microplastics adhere to Lemna minor (L.), yet have no effects on plant growth or feeding by Gammarus duebeni (Lillj.)”, describes how microplastics strongly adhere […]

Read more