Video: Researching how microplastics can end up in farmland

Video: Researching how microplastics can end up in farmland
Credit: University of Southampton

Freya Radford is a PhD student in Geography and Environmental Science. She is researching micro-plastic pollution in agricultural land through organic fertilisers made from sewage sludge.

Watch the video to see Freya working in a muddy field and in her lab, explaining how micro-plastics find their way into the and her research into the effect this is having on our soil.

Credit: University of Southampton

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