Science & Technology Committee
"State of our Environment: Microplastics in the Ocean"
Speaker: Jocelyn Brown
Summary: Pictures of some of Local canals, streets, storm drains and discuss how littering is affecting everything from ocean life to us as consumers of seafood. Pictures from Gumbo Limbo of the trash that is in the stomach of the turtles they rescue.
- Connection between stormwater and our drinking water,
- Chemical make-up of a plastic bottle and how it is broken down into microplastics
- How microplastics affect ocean life and eventually us!
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