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 Marine ecotoxicological biomarkers for a cleaner, healthier ocean environment

ESCA2019

April 2019: Dr Hartl presents his work on microplasticas and discusses the merits of monitoring programmes
at the ECSA 2019 meeting at Heriot-Watt university, Edinburgh [link]

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Blue Planet UK

Craig Stenton

Ed Bolger

February 2019: PhD students Ed Bolger and Craig Stenton featured on Blue Planet UK presenting their
woek on Noise and multistressor ecotoxicology work (about 40 mins in) - iPlayer Link

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Deep Ocen Live

Sky News 180319

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February 2019: Dr Mark Hartl comments live on Sky News on the Deep Ocean Live coverage - link

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February 2019: PhD student Craig Stenton presenting his workon the effects of noise
on the ecotoxicological responses in Nephrops norvegicus at Scotland's International
Marine Conference, 20-21 February, 2019, Glasgow.

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UCC MP

UCC talk

January 2019: Dr Hartl attended a Microplastics Workshop at University College Cork, Ireland, and
presented his work on monitoring microplastics in marine intertidal sediments.

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masts 2018s

MASTS2018 Angie

October 2018: Dr Angela Capper (ICIT-Orkney) presenting our latest microplastics research in Orkney.

MASTS2018 Craig

PhD student Craig Stenton presenting his research on multiple stressors

MASTS2018 Zoe

MSc student Zoe Lawrence presenting her research on microplastics distribution in a mussel bed.

MASTS2018 Glenn

PhD student Glenn Jessen presenting his research on climate change and ecotoxicology

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Ed EMBS

September 2018: PhD student, Ed Bolger, presents his work on noise as a stressor in invertebrate development at the EMBS53 in Ostend 

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 SETACRome

May 2018: Dr Hartl discusses the significance of long-term microplastics monitoring in the marine environment
for evidence-based policy decisions.

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Sky News March 2018-1

March 2018: Dr Hartl welcomes the deposit return scheme for plastic bottles announced by Michael Gove and points out that
Scotland announced a scheme in September 2017.

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Porcupince - MH

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March 2018: Dr Hartl presents his microplatics monitoring work in the Firth of Forth at the
Procupine Marine Natural History Meeting 2018 at the National Museum Scotland.

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Parliament

February 2018: Dr Hartl's research on microplastics in Orkney and the Firth of Forth cited twice during the
recent debate in the Scottish Parliament - link to the debate

Here's a link to the relevant paper.Here's a link to the relevant paper.

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BBC Reporting Scotland2

STV News at Six

January 2018: Media coverage of our microplastic work in Orkney; above BBC Scotland - Reporting Scotland and STV News at Six, 19th January, 2018.
Below:
Coverage through the day in news bulletins on BBC Radio Scotland 
Coverage in the print media:
The Times
The Herald
The Orcadian
The Scotsman
Financial Times

February 2018
The Orkney News