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October 18, 2019

SEA’s Plastics Research Chronicled on WBUR (Boston NPR)

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Jessica Donohue, a senior research assistant at Sea Education Association, looks into a box filled with vials of plastic material filtered from the ocean. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

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"Millions Of Tons Of Plastic Are Dumped In The Ocean Every Year. We Don't Know Where Most Of It Ends Up"

For nearly 50 years, the Sea Education Association has taken college students sailing on the ocean to study biology. During the weeks-long voyages, students drag a plankton net (imagine a super-long butterfly net) next to the ship twice a day and study what they catch.

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