Polar Ocean: the dead end of plastic debris
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Join British Antarctic Survey Pelagic Marine Ecologist, Dr Clara Manno for a talk hosted by the Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute. The event is part of the University of Cambridge Science Festival
Tuesday 19 March: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
An estimated 80% of all the litter in our oceans is plastic, with a significant concentration of plastics debris in both polar oceans. The impact of this debris on the sensitive polar ecosystem could be profound. Dr Clara Manno explores the current research and existing situation in the polar regions.