Dr. Clare Steele of CSU Channel Islands recently gave a public talk about the growing problem of ocean litter and microplastics. She discussed her reasearch on these topics and recent policy changes to alleviate the problem such as plastic bag and straw bans and efforts to outlaw microbeads.
San Francisco State University's Dr. Kathy Boyer has initiated a three-year tidal marsh restoration project near Tiburon. The project is funded by the Coastal Conservancy and is expected to provide protection from sea-level rise and help wildlife.
CSU Monterey Bay is now accepting accepting proposals from the Geosciences community for working groups that work across the intersections of place based science, Geoscience and efforts to increase diversity in the Geosciences. Funding is offered from NSF via ASPIRE (Active Societal Participation in Research and Education). The application deadline is March 16, 2018.
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