Microplastics: A macro problem

This video was created to discuss how abundant microplastics are in our marine ecosystems.

Eckerd College student researchers share why our oceans are such a vital part of our environment, and why it is important to keep our oceans plastic-free. Shannon Grace-Day, a Research Assistant at Eckerd College discusses the microplastics found in manatee specimens from Tampa Bay and how critical the situation is becoming.

Funding for the research behind this project was provided by the Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund.

 

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