Microplastics have been detected in human blood for the first time, which begs the question: What could this mean for human health? Joining us to address this problem is Dick Vethaak, a Marine Ecotoxicologist and Environmental Health Scientist that specializes in the impacts of chemical pollutants and plastic debris.
Vethaak is trained in biology and toxicology, which gives him insight into the complex world of plastic pollution and how it impacts environmental health. Currently a research professor at Vrije Universiteit, in Amsterdam, Vethaak has focused his efforts on exploring microplastic contamination – both in water and in human beings…
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