Andy Booth joins the podcast today to discuss the ongoing problem of microplastics. Andy is an environmental chemist that serves as the Chief Scientist at SINTEF Ocean, where he contributes his knowledge to matters surrounding microplastics, nanoplastics, nanoparticles, and organic pollutants.
With a background in chemistry, Andy devotes his time to researching emerging pollutants – and in recent years, he has honed his focus on plastic-related issues…
In this episode, you will discover:
What SINTEF is doing in the oceanic research field. How plastic degrades and changes over time. The role chemicals play in plastic production. How human activity affects plastic degradation. Pollution is a problem that is continuing to reveal itself, especially in the world of microplastics. What are scientists doing to make headway on this topic of growing concern? Join the conversation to find out!
Click here to learn more about Andy and his work with SINTEF.
Episode also available on Apple Podcast: http://apple.co/30PvU9C