In this interactive online seminar series, we take a closer look at the wicked problem of plastic pollution and microplastics. Our speakers are experts in plastic pollution and have diverse backgrounds in academia, policy making, civil society and beyond. They provide unique perspectives on the causes and impacts of the problem and discuss solutions.

About the speaker:
Kara Lavender Law is a Research Professor of Oceanography at the Sea Education Association
(SEA) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. As a physical oceanographer, she investigates the distribution, behavior and fate of plastic debris in the ocean. Kara has sailed the eastern North Pacific and western North Atlantic Oceans where plastics accumulate in the infamous “garbage patches”. She is co-author of a landmark study modelling the fate of all plastics ever made by humanity.

Privacy Preferences

When you visit our website, it may store information through your browser from specific services, usually in the form of cookies. Here you can change your Privacy preferences. It is worth noting that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our website and the services we are able to offer.

Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking code.
Click to enable/disable Google Fonts.
Click to enable/disable Google Maps.
Click to enable/disable video embeds.
Our website uses cookies, mainly from 3rd party services. Define your Privacy Preferences and/or agree to our use of cookies.