Combined flows send up to 3 billion microplastics a day into Bay of Bengal
Led by the University of Plymouth, the study represents the first investigation of microplastic abundance, characteristics and seasonal variation along the Ganges River.
Flows of entanglement: how rivers shape identities
University of Plymouth - Flows of entanglement: how rivers shape identities. This panel invites scholars from a diverse range of disciplines to consider the entangled and fluid ways in which rivers shape identities.
Catchment and River Applied Research (CaRAR)
University of Plymouth Catchment and River Applied Research (CaRAR)
Lack of bacterial absorption means common pharmaceuticals retain potential to cause damage in aquatic environments
Plymouth University news: More sophisticated methods may be required to assess the accumulation and impact of human and veterinary pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment, scientists say following a research project led by the University of Plymouth
“African Flowers”: Aeolian plastic pollution in deserts
Professor Anne Mather secured GCRF funding in 2018: “African Flowers”: Aeolian plastic pollution in deserts
€14m project to prevent plastic pollution in the English Channel
Preventing Plastic Pollution, a project involving the University of Plymouth, will develop a model to gather data on the amount and likely sources of plastic pollution at seven pilot sites, including the River Tamar catchment
Gravel bringing salmon back to Devon river
Researchers at the University of Plymouth are part of a project trying to understand some of the challenges faced by salmon spawning in rivers on Dartmoor