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:
Richard Thompson OBE is a world-renowned authority on marine litter and microplastics who coined the term microplastic in his 2004 paper in Science. As Professor of Marine Biology at the University of Plymouth, the main focus of his research is on accumulation and impacts of Marine Litter. He advises on national and international policy.