Satellite imagery is helping to detect plastic pollution in the ocean

In 2018, Lauren Biermann was scouring a satellite image of the ocean off the coast of the Isle of May, Scotland, searching for signs of floating seaweed for a project at her university. Her eyes were drawn to lines of white dots gently curving along an ocean front.

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Last updated on 05 May 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Kingdom
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Pollution