Group 6 Copy 87
0
    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

    Genetic engineering of fungi for next generation sustainable tools

    Anthropogenic influence on the Earth has had a negative effect. We need to create a sustainable way of living...

    How can psoriasis of 125 million people be treated with natural grape polyphenols?

    Our family has a recipe for psoriasis treatment based on grape extract, and we want to help 125 million...

    Can we identify spawning events in deepwater snappers and groupers?

    Nearshore deepwater fisheries are expanding in the Caribbean as coastal fisheries decline. Because deepwater...

    Backer Badge Funded