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Ocean Encounters: Ocean Plastics

How harmful are they, and how do we know? Plastics are one of the most common substances in everyday life, found in everything from toothbrushes to cell towers. Now they have spread throughout the ocean, with surprising–and costly–consequences for us and for our ocean planet.


SARAH DUNLOP Head, Plastics & Human Health, Minderoo Foundation

KARA LAVENDER LAW Oceanographer, Sea Education Association

JOHN STEGEMAN Ocean toxicologist, WHOI


VERONIQUE LACAPRA Host and Director of Special Projects, WHOI

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