New pollution “bombs” are threatening our waters

9 minutes

•  Pool toys taken to the beach are blamed

•  “It was like a microplastics bomb exploded on the beach”

(TRT 12:51)

There are bombs bursting across the U.S. and around the world, day in and day out.  And children are often to blame.

Even if you haven’t heard anything about these bombs, you might have eaten some of their results.

These are pool toys containing glitter and microbeads that burst apart through playing or accidents – with the glittery, beady contents polluting aquatic and human environments and complicating the already pervasive environmental problem of microplastic pollution.

Katie Senft, a field researcher with the University of California, Davis, Tahoe Environmental Research Center, is one of the scientists studying the problem.  She joins us for this Bizgnus Interview.

Please click here to watch the Bizgnus interview with Ms. Senft:

More episodes from The Bizgnus Podcast

How you can listen to this podcast

You can listen to episodes right here on the website, or if you prefer, in a podcast app. Listening in an app makes it easier to keep track of what you’ve already heard, listen without using your data plan and many other conveniences.

Recommended apps
Start listening to Another secret to success as an author
Start listening to Another secret to success as an author