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US News and World Report article:  100 Times more plastic in ocean now than in 70s

March 2012 FDA will allow BPA for now

3 harmful plastics to remove from your life

Plankton vs. Plastic - scientific journal article

NIEHS Bisphenol A-related Journal Articles and Stories

Study showing how diet shift lowers BPA exposure

Scripps Institute articles about plastic research

NOAA: International Research Workshop on the Occurrence, Effects, and Fate of Microplastic Marine Debris

from the NYTimes Raising Awareness of Plastic Pollution

NRDC update

What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

PBS handout for students

Plastic Debris in the Ocean (an excellent report)

Plastics: The 6th Basic Food Group Part 1

Plastics: The 6th Basic Food Group Part 2

Plastic on Wikipedia

NOAA: Marine Plastic Debris - What we Know (read here how the level of PCBs found in microplastic debris is up to 1,000,000 times greater in the plastic bits than in the surrounding ocean!)

Polymers Are Forever

When the Mermaids Cry: The great plastic tide

Plastic Debris in the World's Oceans

Endocrine Disruptors In Common Plastics Linked To Obesity Risk

Prenatal Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Linked to Breast Cancer

Researchers Examine BPA and Breast Cancer Link

BPA Lowers Male Fertility, Mouse Study Finds

National Geographic article

Wired: Drowning in an Ocean of Plastic

Why Styrofoam is Bad for the Environment

Technology to turn plastics into diesel fuel!

Dr. Vom Saal's research on BPA 

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