Tag: plastics

Lake Cleanups in Alberta

Lake Cleanups in Alberta

The Aquatic Biosphere Project is working with regional dive clubs and the Alberta Underwater Council in lake bottom clean-up efforts by volunteers. A long standing effort by volunteer divers across the province, the Aquatic Biosphere conservation section is getting involved to catalogue and measure the waste retrieved for data collection and analysis. In understanding what is being tossed into our…

Interview with Jordan Beatty

Interview with Jordan Beatty

  “If everyone just had one cause the world would be a better place” – Jordan Beatty Local Plastic Warriors By Tia Gabruch, B.Sc., P. Biol. September 2019 The first synthetic plastic was invented in 1907 by Belgium Chemist, Leo Baekland and over the last century, this invention has become embedded in our culture. Cosmetics, clothing, food, travelling, and even communication…

Aquatic Biosphere Joins the International Coalition of Aquariums Against Plastic

Aquatic Biosphere Joins the International Coalition of Aquariums Against Plastic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Aquatic Biosphere Project has joined forces with a new global coalition of aquariums, and becomes part of the “World aquariums #ReadyToChange to #BeatPlasticPollution” campaign. Beating Plastic Pollution – Joining Forces from Alberta Edmonton, AB, Friday, January 4, 2019 — The Edmonton based Aquatic Biosphere Project has joined a global campaign to combat plastic pollution with over…