Research into Microoranisms Colonising Tiny Fragments of Plastic Pollution 23.06.2017 13:51 Expédition MED 2017 Sets Sail to Research Plastic Waste Ecosystems Expédition MED 2017 scientific voyage to research the new ecosystems of marine microorganisms and bacteria which colonise and live on micro-fragments of degraded plastic, has set sail from the port of Fiumicino, Italy. Read more … 500 Times More Plastic Microparticals in Oceans than Stars in Our Galaxy 22.06.2017 14:54 BLOG: Protecting Land & Ocean from Plastic Waste As waste plastics break down into microparticles they form the marine equivalent of smog. Adrian Griffiths explains why it's everyone’s problem, but not “all doom and gloom”. Read more … Grant for Community and Urban Science Enrichment Program 13.06.2017 11:22 Waste to Energy Firm Covanta Invests in NJ Youth Science Program Covanta is making funding available through its Fishing for Energy PPP initiative to assist the Center for Aquatic Sciences’ Community and Urban Science Enrichment Program. Read more … ISWA and International Experts Join Forces at UN to #SaveOurOcean 09.06.2017 13:46 ISWA Task Force to Tackle Marine Litter ISWA is to play a major role in the urgent microplastic emergency threatening the oceans with the launch of its Task Force on Marine Litter. Read more … Radical Rethink Required for Plastic Wastes in the Oceans – Including Microfibres 09.06.2017 13:01 BLOG: Navigating the Ocean Plastics Current Kier Environmental’s Julian Tranter discusses the problems created by plastic waste entering the marine environment – in particular the big problem of microfibers… Read more … Human Ingenuity Wrecks the Oceans – Can It Save Them Too? 08.06.2017 11:28 ISWA: Five Keys Steps to Save to Oceans from Waste Plastic & Marine Debris As thousands of experts convened in New York to discuss the solutions required, ISWA’s Antonis Mavropoulos and Costas Velis explain the organisation’s new global initiative on Marine Litter. Read more … Corporations and Public Figures Back Drive to Reduce Plastic Waste 24.02.2017 15:23 IN DEPTH: Celebrity Backing as UN Declares War on Plastic Waste in the Oceans UN Environment (UNEP) launched a global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter yesterday, including microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of single-use plastic by the year 2022. Read more …
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