Stemming the Tide of Marine Plastics, from the Pacific to Portsmouth

23 Sep 2021
Packaging Theatre

This session opens with a summary of Jennifer Lavers' ground-breaking research into the impact of beach microplastics on wildlife on Henderson island. James Beard summarises the work of  the Global Ghost Gear Initiative for fishing waste.

Jennifer Lavers, Researcher - Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies in Tasmania
James Beard, Head of Recycling Services - Valpak