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So what are microplastics?

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We often hear about microplastics being placed into shampoo to assist in achieving shiny hair. But what exactly are microplastics and how long do they stay in the environment? How do they get into our food chain? Photo above copyright Oregon State University

Ahead of an all day forum on emerging threats in our waterways on 7 November at CQU (click HERE for more details), this morning in the Breakfast Show I spoke with Dr Michelle Blewitt from AUSMAP about microplastics. Listen to what she had to say here: