Author: Diana Kenney

Charting the Fate of Plastic Debris from Seashore to Ocean Floor

Charting the Fate of Plastic Debris from Seashore to Ocean Floor

MBL Fellow Linda Amaral-Zettler has received a grant from the American Chemistry Council to chart the route that plastic debris takes from the seashore to the ocean bottom. This study will track plastics “cradle to grave.” First, Amaral-Zettler and collaborators will figure out how grocery bags and other single-use consumer plastics are fragmented into microplastics

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