Knowns and unknowns of novel entities

Lisa Melymuk, Laura Carter, Carla A. Ng, Qifan Liu, Martina G. Vijver, Peter Fantke, Anders Baun

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New synthetic chemicals and materials are rising rapidly and are already widespread as novel entities in our daily lives. Although knowledge of their disruptive and long-lasting effects on the Earth system is accumulating, unknowns remain. This Voices asks: what risks do novel entities pose, and what are the emerging concerns?
Original languageEnglish
JournalOne Earth
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)1067-1069
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2022


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