Harmful effects of the microplastic pollution on animal health: a literature review

  title={Harmful effects of the microplastic pollution on animal health: a literature review},
  author={Natalia Zolotova and Anna M. Kosyreva and Dzhuliia Sh. Dzhalilova and N. S. Fokichev and Ol'ga V. Makarova},
Background The environmental pollution by microplastics is a global problem arising from the extensive production and use of plastics. Small particles of different plastics, measured less than 5 mm in diameter, are found in water, air, soil, and various living organisms around the globe. Humans constantly inhale and ingest these particles. The associated health risks raise major concerns and require dedicated evaluation. Objectives In this review we systematize and summarize the effects of… 

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