Academics participate in Global Wave Conference
Plymouth University news: Academics from Plymouth University have taken part in the international Global Wave Conference promoting efforts to protect our oceans, beaches and marine wildlife
Discussing marine litter by Royal appointment
Plymouth University news: Academics from Plymouth University were among those meeting the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall during an event to raise awareness of the problem of marine litter
Marine litter undermines benefits of coastal environments
Plymouth University news: Scientists at Plymouth University have published a study which shows marine litter has the potential to undermine the psychological benefits of coastal environments
Marine litter education boosts understanding and actions
Plymouth University news: A study by Plymouth University finds children could play an important role in solutions to reduce marine litter with some already helping to educate parents and peers about the scale of the issue.
Minute plastic fibres found in abundance in the deep seas
Plymouth University News: Around four billion minute fibres could be littering each square kilometre of some of the world’s deep seas, according to a study led by Plymouth University and the Natural History Museum.
Leading scientists express concern over micro plastics in the ocean
Plymouth University news: Microplastics are becoming an increased concern because of their widespread presence in the oceans and the potential physical risks they pose to organisms.