CLEAR and Let’s Talk Science have created guides on how to build and use marine plastic research devices in classrooms from grade 7-12.
Scientists believe that plastics are moving from the ocean around Newfoundland, Canada, to the coasts of Scotland. You can create scientific data by collecting and logging data when you find the kind of fishing tags shown here.
We found an average of just over one pieces of plastic per square km around Holyrood, Newfoundland.
While universities have animal ethics, the values university ethics are based upon are not necessarily Indigenous or feminist values, such as equity, humility, respect, or sovereignty…
Data on plastics found in cod during the 2016 food fishery on the Avalon Peninsula. Data updated regularly.
How to Collect Fish Guts for Science We are collecting cod and salmon guts this season (2017) in Newfoundland and Labrador … More
The first recorded results of plastic ingestion of food fish in Newfoundland.
This project tests three different ways of classifying marine waste to determine how different methods of affect dimensions of data quality and highlight different areas of common knowledge and concern for citizen scientists.
Are your fish eating plastic? We want to find out! We will be collecting fish guts during Newfoundland’s food fishery this summer (2015) to see if fish are ingesting plastics in this area.
This project does science from the grassroots, where fishermen and women on Fogo Island, Newfoundland, create a research question, data protocol, gather data, and analyze data collaboratively with researchers.