Category: Blog

Marine Debris Masterpiece

by: Cass Nieman (Duke CEM student) Fourth-graders at St. Egbert Catholic School are finishing up the DUML Community Science Initiative’s…

Do Anemones Eat Microplastics?

Written by: Cass Nieman  — MEM student at Duke Marine Lab The presence of microplastics in marine environments is a…

MES Marine Debris Mural

In order to show their classmates the effect humans and our trash have on the oceans, the Green Team at…

Ocean Friendly Establishments

Americans alone use a whopping 500 million straws each day and 5 billion plastic bags each year, which adds to…

A Marine Debris Valentine’s Day

Nobody loves marine debris, so Valentine’s Day may seem like a strange time to write a blog about it. However,…

Journey of X

Back in the classroom, students participated in the “Circle of Viewpoints and Journey of X mural activities (Creative engagement activities,…

2017 Highlights

In 2017, Duke University Marine Lab launched its first community science research project focusing on marine debris. The year-long interdisciplinary…

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