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Marine Biodiversity and Biotechnology

From the shoreline to the deep ocean, tackling issues from pure ecology
and physiology to aquaculture, marine spatial planning and conservation.

Microplastics in the North Sea

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MSc project studying microplastic pollution in the North Sea.


May 2017: THE SCOTTSMAN 25th May 2017 - link to article here. Dr Hartl is collaborating with
By the Ocean We Unite to establish whether jelly fish provide a portal for the entry of microplatic
particles into the marine food chain.
The work forms part of Ria Devereux's MSc project. More information about our Marine,
Environment and Climate Change MSc courses.