This webinar originally aired on November 2, 2022.
Presented by: Matt Simon of Wired magazine
Description: Matt Simon, science journalist at Wired magazine, has published the first book to fully explore the threat of microplastics. Publishers Weekly describes the book as a “lucid, distressing look at a growing environmental concern.” In this webinar, Simon will share how the study of microplastics began in the sea but has now moved to land, the atmosphere, and human health. This presentation will give a brief overview of the current science of microplastics and the scientists who travel to the ends of the earth and the bottom of the ocean to understand plastic pollution. Please invite colleagues who would be interested and learn more about the new book at: https://islandpress.org/books/poison-no-other. (Use discount code WEBINAR for 30% off the book.)