Group 6 Copy 65
-1
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Plastic debris is choking our ocean ecosystems, including the Bering Sea. In this region, the seabirds and their prey mistake plastics for food, resulting in exposure to harmful plastic-associated chemicals like phthalates. We do not know the extent of phthalate exposure nor their effects on seabird health. We aim to build knowledge of phthalate exposure in Bering Sea seabirds to understand effects on reproduction, survival, and ecosystem health.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Help us pioneer stem cell therapy for giraffe!

    Arthritis is common in geriatric giraffe. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is uniquely suited to help find better arthritis...

    Are biofilms responsible for heavy metals on plastic debris?

    I want to know how ocean bacteria and algae that live on plastic debris influence the toxins plastic picks...

    Managing Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia in the Amish Population

    Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a disorder that affects the production of hormones critical for...

    Backer Badge Funded