Plastisphere: Plastic pollution in the environment

Anja Krieger

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A podcast on plastic, people, and the planet. By @anjakrieger

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26:57 | Sep 2nd, 2018

In this introduction to the Plastisphere podcast, Anja takes the listener on a journey back in time, from a remote plastic beach on the Big Island of Hawaii to the factory of a big chemical producer m...Show More
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Great podcast. What is plastic doing to our environment? We always knew it was bad but I like that this podcast is going to the scientist th...Show More

28:36 | Dec 6th, 2018

Plastic pollution might be the most visible environmental issue we face today. But there are other kinds of pollution, and they are far harder to see. One of the most dangerous is the huge amount of g...Show More
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27:25 | Sep 14th, 2018

Anja goes on a lab tour with Alexandra ter Halle from Paul Sabatier University in Toulouse. The chemist and her team were the first to detect nanoplastic in the open ocean - plastic so small that it i...Show More

32:59 | Jul 16th, 2019

What happens if bioplastics end up in the environment? In this episode, Anja takes a closer look at synthetic polymers marketed as more environmentally friendly. Can they contribute to a healthier pla...Show More

29:19 | Apr 19th, 2019

Plastic pollution also affects the soil, the thin layer of ground that feeds all of us. For a long time, this terrestrial plastic has been overlooked. Now scientists are starting to investigate the ex...Show More
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