Quantifying Plastic Junk In The Atlantic Ocean

The Sea Education Foundation spends most of its energy educating undergraduates though its Sea Semester. But now, SEA has embarked on the first federally funded research expedition, ‘Plastics at Sea: North Atlantic Expedition,’┬ádedicated to examining the accumulation of plastic debris in the North Atlantic Ocean. The 34-day mission-at-sea ended Wednesday. We speak to the chief scientist.


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