• Nolasco M. E., Lemos V. A. S., López G., Soares S. A., Feltosa J. P. M., Araújo B. S., Ayala A. P., de Azevedo M. M. F., Santos F. E. P. and Cavalcante R. M. 2022: Morphology, chemical characterization and sources of microplastics in a coastal city in the equatorial zone with diverse anthropogenic activities (Fortaleza city, Brazil). Journal of the Polymers and the Environment, DOI: 10.1007/s10924-022-02405-5


  • Fraissinet S., Pennetta A., Rossi S., De Benedetto G. E. and Malitesta C. 2021: Optimization of a new multi-reagent procedure for quantitative mussel digestion in microplastic analysis. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 173, Part A, 112931. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112931
  • Simon-Sánchez L., Grelaud M., Franci M. and Ziveri P. 2021: Are research methods shaping our understanding of microplastic pollution? A literature review on the seawater and sediment bodies of the Mediterranean Sea. Environmental Pollution, 292, Part B, 118275. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.118275


  • de Oliveira Soares M., Matos E., Lucas C., Rizzo L., Allcock L. and Rossi S. 2020: Microplastics in corals: An emergent threat. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 161, 111810, DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111810
  • Martins Garcia T., Coelho Campos C., Targino Mota E. M., Oliveira Santos N. M., de Santana Campelo R. P., Gomes Prado L. C., Melo Junior M. and de Oliveira Soares M. 2020: Microplastics in subsurface waters of the western equatorial Atlantic (Brazil). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 150, 110705. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.110705
  • Grelaud M. and Ziveri P. 2020: The generation of marine litter in Mediterranean island beaches as an effect of tourism and its mitigation. Scientific Reports, 20, 20326. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-77225-5

i-plastic project is funded by JPI-Oceans through support by the national funding agencies:

Brazil: Fundação Cearense de Apoio ao Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (FUNCAP); Italy: Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca (MUR); Portugal: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia; Spain: Agencia Estatal de Investigacíon (AEI)

Project coordinated by Patrizia Ziveri and Michaël Grelaud