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Emerging Technologies to Advance Research and Decisions on the Environmental Health Effects of Microplastics [seulement en anglais]

Sujets: Agents chimiques, Contaminants et dangers Emplacement: Général, Canada

[seulement en anglais]
 
Despite the widespread prevalence of microplastics, little is known about the effects they may have on living things. What do we know about their impact on human health and the health of the environment?
 
This workshop will bring together the environmental science and health communities to explore how emerging technologies and research strategies could help address important environmental health questions about microplastics.
 

Participants will explore methods to detect and quantify microplastics in food and the environment, delve into research on the effects of microplastics on the health of humans and wildlife, and discuss ways to reduce microplastics in the environment. The workshop will end with a session on how these new approaches may be leveraged to inform public health and policy questions.

 

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Date de l'événement
janv. 27, 2020 09:00 - janv. 28, 2020 17:00
Date d'affichagejanv. 14, 2020
Type d'emplacementEn ligne
Emplacement: Canada