Meet our researcher: Dr Denise Hardesty
Meet Dr Denise Hardesty. She uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to research ways to stop plastic pollution from entering our environment.
Plastic in the ocean kills more threatened albatrosses than we thought
We examined the causes of death of 107 albatrosses and found ocean plastic is an underestimated threat.
These are the plastic items that most kill whales, dolphins, turtles and seabirds
Plastic in the ocean is eaten by over 700 species, but just a few items are responsible for the most deaths.
Earth Challenge 2020: the app to map plastic pollution
Our research is being used for the Earth Challenge 2020 citizen science app to generate a global picture of how much plastic pollution there is.