Professor Karen Chan Kit-yu (right), who led the study, with colleagues at the University of Science and Technology. Photo: Edmond So Professor Karen Chan Kit-yu (right), who led the study, with colleagues at the University of Science and Technology. Photo: Edmond So
Professor Karen Chan Kit-yu (right), who led the study, with colleagues at the University of Science and Technology. Photo: Edmond So

Your toothpaste may be irreparably damaging Hong Kong’s marine life – all because of tiny plastic beads

Hong Kong researchers find exfoliating microbeads commonly seen in beauty and personal care products can be devastating to even the toughest of species, which sometimes end up on our plates

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
Professor Karen Chan Kit-yu (right), who led the study, with colleagues at the University of Science and Technology. Photo: Edmond So Professor Karen Chan Kit-yu (right), who led the study, with colleagues at the University of Science and Technology. Photo: Edmond So
Professor Karen Chan Kit-yu (right), who led the study, with colleagues at the University of Science and Technology. Photo: Edmond So
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