This is what VIVANESS and BIOFACH 2019 had to offer.
Microplastic in the soil, (not at all) an issue for the organic sector
The pollution of the oceans by plastic garbage is widely discussed. But what consequences are to be expected if microplastics accumulate in the soil? How does it effect soil structure and soil life? Initial results show that microplastics may interact with soil fauna, may harm micro-organism and herby soil functions. What must be expected? What are the consequences for ‘healthy food’ production?
--- Date: 14.02.2019 Time: 14:00 - 14:45 Location: Hall Shanghai, NCC Ost