SEA Currents: News
June 27, 2019
Study by SEA Collaborator & Boston Univ. Biologist Randi Rotjan Finds Microplastics in Coral
SEA Semester in the NEWS
"BU Researchers Find Another Threat For Corals: Plastic"
By Barbara Moran
"Boston University biologist Randi Rotjan has been studying coral reefs for more than a decade. A couple years ago, she started to notice tiny bits of plastic 'in all of our samples from everywhere,' she says.
To understand how corals grow, she decided she was going to have to study how plastic gets into their bodies, how much is there and how it affects them."