Nature Live Online: Plastic in the Thames

Meet environmental scientist Alex McGoran and take a trip down the Thames to discover how plastic is affecting the animals that call the river home.

And amidst the Covid-19 pandemic - with a huge increase in plastic for food packaging, online shopping, disposable gloves and face masks - has this increase in consumption had an impact on the Thames wildlife? Find out how Alex studies the effects of plastic pollution, and what action we can all take to reduce it.

Once aired, you can rewatch this talk and any others on our Nature Live playlist on YouTube. 

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