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Microfiber Partnership

Microfiber pollution is an issue that involves many processes and stakeholders. The Ocean Wise Microfiber Partnership was formed to inform science-based solutions to microfibers through research on their sources, transfer to and fate in the ocean. The partnership’s research focusses on: Microfiber release from textiles – studies on textile design and production, consumer practices, and … Continued

Innovation Testing

The Ocean Wise Plastics Lab is an Environmental Microplastics Facility that delivers cutting-edge technical insight into the source, transport, fate and effects related to microplastics in Canada’s aquatic environments. With 12 dedicated research staff the lab utilizes state-of-the-art analytical techniques and instrumentation including a high-resolution Fourier Transform Infrared spectrometer capable of identifying the composition of … Continued

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