Summary of Plastic-pollution related talks delivered at the OCEANS conference held in Seattle.
Sailing towards a plastic-free Ocean: Microplastic survey and Ocean literacy during the Japan-Palau Goodwill Yacht Race 2019/2020
Scientists and the sailing community teamed up for collecting ocean data and samples including microplastics as part of the Japan Goodwill Yacht race
Marine Debris Indicators: What’s next?
What is the way forward in tackling this huge problem ? A workshop was held in Brest to brainstorm ideas in Dec 2019
Microplastics as carriers of Endocrine Disruptors
The “impostors of the hormones”, endocrine disruptors can travel in the environment also using microplastics as media.
Plastics: A Threat to our Oceans
Can we monitor the plastics problem effectively with ocean observation systems? In order to fully explore means for detection, monitoring and quantifying plastics, a comprehensive strategy is needed.
Fuzzy approaches for the complex problem of microplastic fibre pollution
Microplastic fibres shed during washing of clothes and other synthetic textiles make up a significant proportion of marine microplastic pollution. How can we reduce the flow of microfibre pollution?
Earthzine announces Plastics theme for first half of 2020
In 2020, Earthzine will be publishing several articles on the huge problem of Plastic pollution in Oceans. Watch out !