(Micro)Plastics in the aquatic environment are an issue of emerging concern. However, to date, there is considerable lack of knowledge on the abundance and toxicity of plastic debris in aquatic ecosystems, especially with regard to the freshwater situation. In this editorial, we briefly discuss important aspects of the research on environmental (micro)plastics to stimulate research and call for papers.
Plastic, MicroplasticsToxicity, Abundance, Aquatic environment, Risk assessment
Martin Wagner, Magnus Engwall & Henner Hollert (2014): Editorial: (Micro)Plastics and the environment. Environmental Sciences Europe 26:16