Donate Today

Capturing and Counting Tiny Bits of Plastic Debris in Puget Sound

Tiny Bits of Plastic Debris in Puget Sound
Nov. 2010 at Harmon Brewery & Eatery in Tacoma

A century after the invention of plastic, it's hard to imagine a world without the ubiquitous material in our everyday lives. But where does all that plastic end up? UW Tacoma researcher Julie Masura discusses the ecological threat of microplastics - tiny fragments of plastic that accumulate in the environment - and just how much there really is floating in our oceans.

More from "Science Café" »

SUPPORTED BY

Add new comment

Filtered HTML

  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.