The researchers note that while the long-term effects of ingesting microplastics are not yet fully understood, scientists suspect the health hazard may be greater than now believed.
A new WWFstudy called "Assessing Plastic Ingestion from Nature to People" reports that people consume 2,000 tiny pieces of plastic each week, on average, which is the equivalent of eating a teaspoon of plastic - or a credit card - every week.
Rafael Nadal Gets Emotional After His 12th French Open Title
Nadal held at love no fewer than four times and Thiem almost matched him. "And don't give me that the others are too good". Ash Barty has won the first set of the women's final at the French Open against Marketa Vondrousova by a score of 6-1.
Shahid Kapoor: I regret not doing Rang De Basanti
Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani, who are awaiting the release of " Kabir Singh ", have been extensively promoting their film. The makers of Kabir Singh released a new track 'Kaise Hua' on 13 June (Thursday).
Researchers found that water in the United States and Lebanon had on average 4.8 and 4.5 fibres per 500 millilitres respectively, compared to 1.9 fibres per 500 millilitres in both Europe and Indonesia. "Not only are plastics polluting our oceans and waterways and killing marine life - it's in all of us and we can't escape consuming plastics", said Marco Lambertini, WWF International Director General.
The researchers note that their study "builds on a limited set of evidence, and comes with limitations" - including a "lack of data available on crucial metrics, such as weight and size distribution of microplastics in natural environments". The findings are an important step towards understanding the impact of plastic pollution on humans.
"There is very large uncertainty about the harms that plastics do", he said. "What will happen if you ingest 5g of plastic a week?"
Calling for an urgent global focus to tackle the crisis, Lambertini said, "We're all clear that this is a worldwide problem that can only be solved by addressing the root cause of plastic pollution".
"We can not just remove it", said Kavita Prakash-Mani, global conservation director at WWF International.
Prakash-Mani said a global treaty on plastics and reduction targets from companies and governments was needed to tackle the issue.
The World Wide Fund for Nature says since 2000 the world has produced as much plastic as all the preceding years combined.
Naturally, people are puzzled by these suspicious deaths - and theories have started to roll out on what might be the cause of it. Johnathan "was retired but owned a successful roofing company in New Jersey", Corcoran told the outlet.
As reported by TMZ , he was asked about the freaky outburst when leaving wife Hailey Baldwin's fashion line office in LA. He wrote on Twitter that his company will host the match and urged Tom to accept the challenge.
As a result of the USA ban , Huawei can not undertake business with American suppliers without special government approvals. Given the problems with the US ban as Huawei is on the US Entity List the company decided not even to announce the product.
The PC Engine was originally released in Japan in 1989, while the TurboGrafx-16 was released in America in the same year. For those wondering where Konami's involvement comes in, the company merged with Hudson Soft back in 2012.
Weeks earlier, she was assaulted during a traffic accident and video of the incident was shared on social media. Although it was flagged as a hate crime, gender identity is not listed under Texas' hate crime statute.
Crude futures clawed back some gains on Tuesday as the stock market bounced on hopes the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates. West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 23 cents, to $53.48/Bbl, up from a session low of $52.43/Bbl.
On Thursday, Taylor Swift officially announced her seventh studio album, which is called Lover and will be out on 8/23. I think you can find romance in loneliness or sadness or going through a conflict or dealing with things in your life.
The Spice Girls (minus Victoria) are now nearing the end of their reunion tour which has seen them complete dates around the UK. The film will feature the voices of all five members of the original band and a plot in which the quintet become superheroes.
Tencent, Xiaomi, Oppo Reportedly Testing Huawei’s HongMeng OS
The report also mentions that Huawei has been developing its own Android alternative together with Tencent representatives. Williamson said that if trade tensions escalate into a full-blown trade war, Hongmeng would be ready to go "in months".
Boris Johnson tops first round of voting for next UK PM
Subsequent ballots are scheduled to take place on 18, 19 and 20 June to whittle down the contenders until only two are left. Matt Hancock, Jeremy Hunt , Sajid Javid, Michael Gove , Dominic Raab and Rory Stweart will proceed to the next stages.
ASUS ROG Phone 2 with 120 Hz Display to launch in July
Asus till now has refrained from providing an exact date for the launch and whether or not the device will come to India. In China, Asus has said that it will be collaborating with Under the One Man game for the device's launch in the country.
Cool Things You'll Be Able to Do With NFC in iOS 13
The iPhone XR offers several features running on the XS handset is Apple's budget iPhone at $749 (or $479 with trade-in). Interestingly, iMore had used the new recovery system in an iOS 13 downgrade guide without realizing the change.
Corn drops on USA planting progress; wheat, soybeans fall
IN farmers made a lot of progress this past week in crop planting even as constant spring rains leave them far behind normal. Commodity funds were net buyers of CBOT corn, soybean, soymeal, soyoil and wheat futures contracts on Monday, traders said.
Apple may end up buying Intel's modem business
Last July for example it was reported that Apple was considering moving away from using Intel's 5G modems in future iPhones. Apple has been negotiating with Intel since past year , but The Information warns that negotiations may still be fruitless.
US submits extradition request for Assange
Assange had been transferred to the prison hospital and it's unclear whether he will be able to attend Friday's hearing. The US has accused Mr Assange of violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010.
Logano edges Kurt Busch, Truex at Michigan
Logano and Truex were up front on the restart, along with Kurt and Kyle Busch , and Logano pulled ahead in his No. 22 Ford. The previous mark of 162 was set in 1989 by Rusty Wallace - although Logano's race was extended by the overtime.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Leaving White House Job
Sanders, for her part, has yet to issue a statement on the matter. " Thank you for your service to America and Donald Trump! ". She faced online harassment, was ridiculed by late night comedians and was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant.