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Can Bacteria solve the Plastic Crisis? With Maria Pinto

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The long awaited Ocean Pancake Podcast is here, with the first episode delving into the world of Marine Biology.

Maria Pinto, who is studying her PhD in Microbial Oceanography, joins me today to talk about all things ocean. She has recently started a website which focuses on scientific communication.

  • How did she become a Marine Biologist?
  • What is the relationship between plastics and microbes?
  • What does the day look like for a Marine Biologist?
  • What can we do as individuals to help protect the ocean?

Follow her on her twitter now!

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Maria has worked on the academic papers discussing relationships Marine Plastics and Microbial Communities.

Along with the Plastic Pollution in the World’s Oceans.

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Some helpful resources covering some of the topics we discussed.

A quick run down on Marine Plastics available here. What the plastic waste management crisis is. Some alternatives to single use plastics in a easy zero waste swap guide here.

 

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