Links for 9/1/16

Microbeads is the term given to the little bits of plastic that are sometimes added to products for their abrasive properties.

Source: Bane of the Oceans (and a Simple Fix)


Joan Rose, a microbiologist who has won the world’s most prestigious water prize, is both depressed and optimistic at progress to make water fit to drink

Source: Cleaning the worlds water: We are now more polluted than we have ever been | Environment | The Guardian



Source: 7 great anecdotes from a photographer of vanishing cultures / Boing Boing