Human activity has caused plastics to contaminate marine ecosystems around the world. Plastic materials can remain in the marine environment for decades and break down into smaller pieces such as microplastics (i.e. plastics <5 mm). Contamination by microplastics is of particular concern, as they are of similar sizes to natural prey for many marine organisms. […]
Archives for December 2020
With over 100 people logging into the reefside chat on December 9, there were too many questions to answer in the time available. Not to be undone by the tyranny of time, LIRS Director Anne Hoggett has provided written answers to many of the questions that did not get airtime on the night. The answers […]
On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation had a virtual “reefside chat” with Lizard Island Research Station (LIRS) Co-Directors Dr Anne Hoggett AM and Dr Lyle Vail AM, in conversation with Professor Kris Helgen, Chief Scientist and Director of the Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI).
Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation Invites you to a Reefside Chat Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Starting: 5.30 PM – 6.15 PM (AEDT) NSW, VIC, TAS, ACT 4.30 PM – 5.15 PM (AEST) QLD Click here to register. Please join us for a virtual “reefside chat” with Lizard Island Research Station (LIRS) Co-Directors […]