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. 

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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. 

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Episode Music Credits: Open Those Bright Eyes Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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