The problem of microplastic pollution is now the order of the day in front of everyone’s eyes affecting the environment and the health of leaving creature. This work aims to retrace the history of microplastics in a critical way through a substantial bibliographic collection, defining the points still unresolved and those that can be resolved. Presence of marine litter in different environments is reviewed on a global scale, focusing in particular on micro and macro plastics definition, classification and characterization techniques.

Microplastic’s story

Chiara Schmid
Writing – Original Draft Preparation
;
Luca Cozzarini
Membro del Collaboration Group
;
Elena Zambello
Membro del Collaboration Group
2021-01-01

Abstract

The problem of microplastic pollution is now the order of the day in front of everyone’s eyes affecting the environment and the health of leaving creature. This work aims to retrace the history of microplastics in a critical way through a substantial bibliographic collection, defining the points still unresolved and those that can be resolved. Presence of marine litter in different environments is reviewed on a global scale, focusing in particular on micro and macro plastics definition, classification and characterization techniques.
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