SEA Currents: News
April 12, 2018
SEA Research Professor of Oceanography Kara Lavender Law Lectures on Plastics at Middlebury
SEA Semester in the News
The Problem with Plastics
By Robert Cassidy, The Middlebury Campus
On Thursday April 5, the Howard E. Woodin Environmental Studies Colloquium Series hosted a lecture by Kara Lavender Law, PhD, titled “Open Plastics Pollution from Sources to Solution.” Over the course of the lecture, Law presented findings from her decades-long career as a research professor of oceanography with SEA Semester and her expertise on ocean circulation and marine debris, addressing common misconceptions about ocean plastics pollution and providing her own insights into the causes of marine debris and the steps we can take to reduce it.