Dove Marine Diaries: Plastic Plankton

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7 minutes

Dive into the world of marine science at Newcastle University’s Dove Marine Laboratory in Cullercoats, as we learn about how tiny zooplankton are helping scientists to look for microplastics pollution in the North Sea. Dr Priscilla Carrillo-Barragan explains how zooplankton samples from the Dove Time Series are analysed and used as an indicator of the presence and prevalence of microplastics pollution in the central west North Sea over the last fifty years.

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