microplastics

Microplastics pose threats to iconic ocean giants

February 5th, 2018

Manta with plastic in Indonesia - Elitza Germanov, Marine Megafauna Foundation

Scientists are warning that microplastics in our oceans are posing a significant risk to filter-feeding marine animals like manta rays and whale sharks.

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Murdoch’s war on waste

June 8th, 2017

Dr Catherine Baudains

A Murdoch University environmental education researcher is urging individuals and councils to ditch plastic bags and rethink how they dispose of waste.

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International investigation begins on the effect of microplastics on manta rays

December 8th, 2015

A new study will investigate the effect of microplastics on manta rays.

The effect of tiny plastic particles on the health of manta rays and whale sharks is the focus of a new research project through Murdoch University.

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