A new study by researchers at CSU Channel Islands shows microplastics present in sediments in every one of the 51 California beaches sampled spanning over 900 km of coastline.
Dr. Gwen Goodmanlowe, CSU Long Beach, and a team of students took up the daunting task of identifying the thousands of shark jaws, which were handed over in boxes by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in Torrance and came from southeast Asia.
CSU Northridge marine biologist Dr. Kerry Nickols will soon board a ship with 80 women from 27 different countries and embark on an expedition to Antarctica to explore how they can work together to battle climate change.
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