September 15, 2023 – The Public’s RadioContinue reading "Hurricane Lee approaches, microplastics in Narragansett Bay, and more"
September 2, 2023 – Providence JournalContinue reading "There is a ‘shocking’ amount of microplastics in Narragansett Bay. Here’s what that means."
August 31, 2023 – Boston GlobeContinue reading "New study finds more than 1,000 tons of microplastics in Narragansett Bay"
August 24, 2023 – Rhody TodayContinue reading "New URI study finds extensive microplastics in Narragansett Bay"
Two GSO researchers estimate that the top 5 centimeters (2 inches) of the floor of Narragansett Bay now contain more than 1,000 tons of microplastics.Continue reading "New URI study finds extensive microplastics in Narragansett Bay"
June 22, 2023 – Men’s JournalContinue reading "Scientists Troubled by Record-High Microplastic Levels in These Remote Areas of the Ocean"
June 7, 2023 – BBCContinue reading "Microplastics found in ocean samples across the world"
June 3, 2023 – The GuardianContinue reading "Microplastics found in every sample of water taken during Ocean Race"
URI GSO doctoral student Victoria Fulfer is analyzing samples collected around the world during The Ocean Race for microplastics.Continue reading "URI doctoral oceanography student playing key role in microplastics research as part of ongoing The Ocean Race"
Victoria Fulfer, a Ph.D. student at the URI Graduate school of Oceanography, has been awarded a 2022-2023 Fulbright U.S. Student Program Research Award to fund her work in Nha Trang, Vietnam.Continue reading "GSO student Victoria Fulfer awarded Fulbright grant"