Monthly Archives | November 2015

Results of the ASC-ARC Microplastic Project

The results of the ASC-ARC microplastic project are here! The project, a co-production between Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, the World Cruising Club and Ocean Conservation and Research, took place during the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers of 2014. Emily Stifler Wolfe from Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation made an infograph about the results of the 602.000 square Nautical Miles area that the 93 participating boats covered to collect the samples. A stunning 97,5% of the samples contained pieces of microplastic; 2 of them had too many particles to count, according to scientist Abby Barrows. We are going to give a… Read More