What are some innovative and creative ways to reduce the negative impacts of human activity on the environment and marine life?
This is a question at the center of Juan José Bonello’s work as an environmental scientist and lecturer at Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology (MCAST) in the central Mediterranean.
Tune in to explore:
How and why Project IMPACT seeks to identify and characterize microplastics in Maltese waters
The cultural, economic, and social importance of the marine environment on the island of Malta
Which types of microplastics are most heavily concentrated in Maltese waters
How microplastics act as vectors and why this is incredibly problematic
Whether areas of high human activity are always associated with high levels of microplastics
Techniques for conducting chemical analyses on microplastics
Tune in to hear the whole conversation, and visit
https://www.projectimpact.mt/ to learn more.
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