Scientist: Linda Amaral-Zettler

Linda Amarel-Zettler

Linda Amaral-Zettler, senior scientist at the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), investigates the interplay between microplastics (plastic particles smaller than 5 mm) and micro-organisms like bacteria and (micro)algae.

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Linda Amaral-Zettler about plastic pollution

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Linda Amaral-Zettler about plastic pollution

Every minute, the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic waste enters the oceans. Plastic pollution is so ubiquitous that scientists have coined a new term for the marine environment: the plastisphere.

Plastisphere – the oceans of plastic

The Oceans of Plastics – Plastisphere: A new term for the marine environment

Every minute, the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic waste enters the oceans. Plastic pollution is so ubiquitous that scientists have coined a new term for the marine environment: the plastisphere.

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