The inaugural volume of the peer-reviewed journal Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health, published in February 2018 and edited by Theresa Rocha-Santos from the University of Aveiro, Portugal, focuses on micro- and nanoplastics. The featured articles address issues such as sources, environmental fate, human health and environmental effects, and sampling methods for plastic debris in different environmental compartments. International scientists offer their perspectives on open questions and future research needs in this dynamic field.


Theresa Rocha-Santos, ed. (2018). “Micro and nanoplastics.Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health 1:1-61 (published February 2018, in progress).

Theresa Rocha-Santos (2018). “Editorial overview: Micro and nano-plastics.Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health 1:52-54. (pdf)