The Zero Waste Countdown Podcast

65. Plastic in the Arctic

September 23, 2019

In August 2019 Swedish icebreaker Oden conducted a research expedition to the Northwest Passage. Disturbingly, what they found in ice core samples in the Arctic, was plastic. 


Hear from scientist Jacob Strock from the University of Rhode Island's Oceanography Department about the research expedition, what they found, and what it means for all of us. 


Episode Music Credits: Open Those Bright Eyes Kevin MacLeod (
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