Research Lacking on Plastic’s Health Impact in Global South_2

This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center’s Ocean Reporting Network.

Some 13,000 chemicals are associated with plastic production, of which only 7,000 or so have been investigated for their health and environmental impacts. Nearly half of those studied have elements deemed hazardous to human health, but the research—spanning 50 years, multiple languages,…

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