Category: Featured Publications


Reporting Guidelines to Increase the Reproducibility and Comparability of Research on Microplastics

It all started with one tweet! Our very own Board Member, Win Cowger, tweeted out a message soliciting the opportunity to contribute to a paper on Reporting Guidelines for increasing reproducibility and comparability on research pertaining to microplastics. Twenty three…

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Plastic Ocean: How a Sea Captain’s Chance Discovery Launched a Determined Quest to Save the Oceans

In 1997, environmentalist Charles Moore discovered the world’s largest collection of floating trash—the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (“GPGP”)—while sailing from Hawaii to California. Moore was shocked by the level of pollution that he saw. And in the last 20 years,…

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