Plastics: The Final Straw?
As seen in Gimlet Media
We’re back! This week we tackle the War on Straws and how worried we should be about all the plastic filling our oceans. We speak to marine biologist Christine Figgener, environmental educator Carrie Roble, physiology Prof. John Weinstein from The Citadel, and ecology Prof. David Barnes.
Check out the full transcript here.
- The infamous turtle video
- An ambitious project that mapped the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
- This paper that breaks down the sources and amount of plastic getting in the ocean
- John’s study on how fast microplastics form
- This meta-analysis on microplastics, fish, and invertebrates
- A review of some of the chemicals in plastic and child health