Dr. Lorena Rios

Research "Macro and Micro Plastic Debris and Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)"

Alguita-20071_WEB21_WEBHawaii1_WEBPlastics are excellent materials that help us with almost everything that we use in our modern society, and  everyone uses them. These synthetic polymers are becoming the most common contaminant and one finds them everywhere. Unfortunately, plastics are not biodegradable and they can stay in the nature for centuries.