Category Archives: Plastic Pollution
Living Lands and Water has done hundreds of river cleanups across the USA. They find plastic bottles to be the most common river trash problem. This video shows LL&W in action.
Living Lands & Waters, Philadelphia Water Department, Partnership for Delaware Estuary and over 230 volunteers collected 16+ tons of trash along the Delaware in 20 cleanups from August 20 to September 2 (link)
Photo shows volunteers headin g out to one of the cleanup sites. Click the image to see Flickr photos from the cleanups.
Great job, thanks to all who participated and organized this effort.
Biologist Dr Pennie Lindeque from Plymouth Marine Laboratory shows how microplastics are impacting food chain, potentially affecting seafood.
Short video by Julie Lawson on Trash Free Maryland’s 2015 Trash Trawl.
Time to start planning the 2016 Delaware River – Bay Trash Trawl!
Have you wondered what happens to Philadelphia’s plastic litter? This pdf shows the water pollution stages of Philadelphia’s plastic litter. here is a slideshow of a recent talk.
You can download a pdf of this talk here.
Anna Cummins – 5 Gyres
Captain Moore – Agalita Marine Research Institute
Plankton Munching on Microplastics
Fate and Impact of Microplastic in Marine Ecosystems
Teeny, Tiny Plastic Monsters: Microplastics in our Ocean – Lecture by Dr. Peter Ross – Vancouver Aquarium (4/15/15)