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The Ocean is Our Garden

The Ocean is Our Garden

On this week’s episode of The Sustainability Circle, we have Rhiannon Moore joining us on the conversation on microplastics in the ocean. Rhiannon is a masters student at SFU and a researcher with Oceanwise. She has one question in mind — how are microplastics affecting the food web for belugas in the Arctic. We talk about her thesis, the way of life in the Arctic, Indigenous perspectives, climate change and the interconnectivity of different systems.Connect with Rhiannon Moore and Ocean Wise:Ocean Wise Sustainable Seafood Program: http://seafood.ocean.orgOcean Wise Plastic Wise Program: https://ocean.org/plastic-wise/Ocean Pollution Research Program: http://www.vanaqua.org/act/research/ocean-pollution-research-programVolunteer with Ocean Wise: https://www.vanaqua.org/join/hands-onRhiannon Moore Twitter: https://twitter.com/rhiannoncmooreEpisode Resources:What Do we know Today About Microbeads and Microplastics in the Ocean?: https://goo.gl/AeLL33US Bans Microbeads from Personal Care Products: https://goo.gl/M55QSfPlastic Microbeads will be Banned in Canada, Effective Mid-2018: https://goo.gl/bL3LuYAcknowledgments:Thank you to Rhiannon for her contribution to this podcast.Recognition to Ryan Anderson for the music for our jingle from his song, “Happiness Is.”This podcast is a collaboration between CJSF and Embark Sustainability.Keep up to date with this podcast and all things Embark by following us on all social media platforms at @EmbarkSustain.

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