Microplastics Sampling

Apalachicola Riverkeeper samples sand for microplastics pollution quarterly at a site along the lower Apalachicola River across from Abercrombie Landing (also called Pine Log). This is a community-science project led by the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve. Read more here from Dr. Lynn Wilder, who led the effort.

What’s the Big Deal about Plastic? blog by Dodie Alber and Dr. Lynn Wilder

New research about fish eating plastic, The Revelator, March 5, 2021

Microplastics pollution and solutions, Pew Trust, March 30, 2021

Microplastics threat to Biscayne Bay and Florida Bay, WLRN, April 25, 2021

FSU researchers find exposure to microplastics may alter cellular function, Tallahassee Democrat, April 27, 2021

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