Nicole’s expedition to solve the plastics puzzle

20 Jan 2020
Microplastics
Analysing ocean plastic on eXXpedition’s North Pacific Leg 1, from Hawaii to Vancouver (Credit: Eleanor Church, Lark Rise Pictures).

University of Queensland PhD candidate Nicole Garofano will soon be on the sea voyage of a lifetime, helping tackle the world’s ocean plastic crisis.

Ms Garofano is one 300 women involved in the eXXpedition program, facilitating scientific studies and allowing participants to explore solutions to ocean plastic, whilst connecting with a global network of multidisciplinary women researchers.

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