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Five projects are selected for funding to conduct research on sources of microplastics, methods for identifying smaller micro- and (nano-) plastics and monitoring their circulation in marine systems and their effects thereon.
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By close of call end of February, 38 project proposals were submitted requesting €42 Million.
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How does plastic degrade in the ocean? What effects does it have on the organisms and ecosystems? Do particles carry other pollutants? And how to standardise the way we study microplastics? The four JPI Oceans funded projects studying microplastics presented and discussed their results at their joint final meeting. 
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Thirteen JPI Oceans member countries together with Latvia and Brazil launch a call for transnational research projects of approx. 10.5 million EUR to study the sources, distribution and impact of microplastics in the marine environment.
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The paper discusses that plastic in the global oceans fulfills two of the three conditions for pollution to pose a planetary boundary threat. The authors argue that the pollution is causing planetary-scale exposure that is not readily reversible. 
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On the occasion of the traveling exhibition 'Ocean Plastic Lab' visiting Brussels,we organised a public lecture series on plastic pollution in the ocean in Brussels.
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The research carried out by marine scientists at NUI Galway was published in the international peer-reviewed journal Frontiers in Marine Science.
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The executive summaries of the reports list the main achievements of the four projects which started their work in January 2016.
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Together with Race for Water, EPHEMARE and WEATHER-MIC are starting a journey around the world to investigate the impact of plastic pollution in the ocean.
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A new paper published in Nature's Scientific Reports with the support of the JPI Oceans BASEMAN project adds further evidence that microplastic abundance in the Mediterranean is among the highest in the world.
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