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We drink it, we breathe it: Microplastics are 'everywhere we look,' Utah scientists say

We drink it, we breathe it: Microplastics are 'everywhere we look,' Utah scientists say

06/08/2021

Dr. Janice Brahney and grad student Macy Gustavus are featured on KSL 5 News highlighting the prevalence of microplastics all around the Earth.

Plastic Planet: Tracking Pervasive Microplastics Across the Globe

Plastic Planet: Tracking Pervasive Microplastics Across the Globe

04/13/2021

Microplastics are so pervasive that they now affect how plants grow, waft through the air one breathes, and permeates distant ecosystems.

Sticks and Stones in Streams: National Focus on Simple Actions to Promote Self-Sustaining Solutions

Sticks and Stones in Streams: National Focus on Simple Actions to Promote Self-Sustaining Solutions

04/06/2021

Joe Wheaton and a cadre of researchers from Utah State University’s Department of Watershed Sciences is garnering national attention for its efficacy to restore riverscapes to healthier and more resilient states.