Plastics and the Environment

Are tiny bits of car tyres being blown to the Arctic? These scientists think so

Research shows tyre materials (commonly known as 'road microplastics') might be getting blown to the Arctic. Image: Unsplash

David Elliott

Senior Writer, Formative Content


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Previous studies have also looked at the impact of tyre wear and tear on the environment. Image: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Where do the ocean's microplastics come from? Image: IUCN/Statista

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