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Great Lakes increasingly threatened due to pollution from plastics

From: WTIP
Series: The Roadhouse
Length: 15:42

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WTIP's Bob Carter spoke recently with Dr. Lorena M. Rios Mendoza, a scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, about her research into pollution by plastic particles in the Great Lakes. The particles not only affect water quality, they present dangers to fish and birds who ingest them.

Lakesuperiornorthshore_small WTIP's Bob Carter spoke recently with Dr. Lorena M. Rios Mendoza, a scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, about her research into pollution by plastic particles in the Great Lakes. The particles not only affect water quality, they present dangers to fish and birds who ingest them.

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Broadcast History

First aired on WTIP's The Roadhouse Apr. 26, 2013.

Additional Credits

Funding for WTIP's The Roadhouse is provided in part by the MN Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.