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The Zero Waste Countdown Podcast: Plastic and Marine Life

By October 15, 2020November 30th, 2020No Comments

“Just because you find a dead animal full of plastic, it doesn’t mean that the plastic actually killed it.” On this episode of the Zero Waste Countdown Podcast, listen to renowned research scientist Dr Denise Hardesty from CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere in Tasmania, who provides a much more nuanced and broader understanding of how plastic affects marine life. Discover how Hardesty challenges some of the assumptions we have about plastics, how likely we are to ingest plastic from eating fish and how we need to rethink our global waste system and our own role in preventing plastic from leaking into the natural environment.