Citizen science collection of beached fish tags

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.

Classification of marine debris by citizen scientists

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.

Fish Guts!

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.