Sea Education Association- Global Garbage

Ocean garbage patches are not growing, so where is all that plastic going?

Ocean garbage patches ar...

Although the mysteries surrounding exactly how the plastic gets to these locations, where it comes from and what impact it’s having on marine life remain unanswered, a team of scientists has now published perhaps the most analytical study of the patches to date based on data...
Pesquisa tenta explicar por que acúmulo de lixo do oceano não cresce

Pesquisa tenta explicar ...

Apesar de o mistério acerca de como exatamente o plástico chega a esses locais, de onde vem e que impacto tem na vida marinha ainda permanecer sem resposta, um grupo de cientistas publicou o que talvez seja o estudo mais analítico dos trechos até hoje, baseado em dados coletados...
Fishing for pollution in the Atlantic

Fishing for pollution in...

Researchers from the Sea Education Association have removed tens of thousands of plastic fragments from the Atlantic Ocean over the past six weeks in what many believe is just a small part of a giant collection of debris in the middle of the ocean.
“It’s an historic day…unfortunately.”

“It’s an his...

The mid-cruise update from the Plastics at SEA Expedition describes a record number of plastic pieces observed by SEA in more than 25 years of sampling plastic marine debris in the Atlantic Ocean.
Microbiology of Plastic Debris

Microbiology of Plastic ...

Volunteer Emelia DeForce and Chief Scientist Giora Proskurowski discuss the three-pronged approach they are using to study microorganisms living on floating plastic debris.
Lixo plástico forma mancha no oceano Atlântico, detectam cientistas

Lixo plástico forma man...

Kara Lavender Law, da SEA, disse à BBC que o tema dos resíduos plásticos vem sendo “amplamente ignorado” no Oceano Atlântico.
Lixo plástico forma mancha no Atlântico, diz estudo

Lixo plástico forma man...

Cientistas da Sea Education Association (SEA, na sigla em inglês) anunciaram a descoberta de uma região no Atlântico Norte onde detritos de lixo plástico parecem se acumular.
Plastic rubbish blights Atlantic Ocean

Plastic rubbish blights ...

Karen Lavender Law of the Sea Education Association told the BBC that the issue of plastics had been “largely ignored” in the Atlantic.