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Concern About 'Microplastics' In The Ocean Expressed By Leading Scientists
2014-07-11 03:06:59

Sea Education Association Microplastics – microscopic particles of plastic debris – are of increasing concern because of their widespread presence in the oceans and the potential physical and toxicological risks they pose to organisms. This is the view of two of the world's most eminent authorities on the subject, Professor Kara Lavender Law, of Sea Education Association (Woods Hole, MA), and Professor Richard Thompson of Plymouth University (UK). In an article published today...

2014-07-10 23:01:49

Widespread presence of Microplastics in the oceans pose potential physical and toxicological risks. Woods Hole, MA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Microplastics – microscopic particles of plastic debris – are of increasing concern because of their widespread presence in the oceans and the potential physical and toxicological risks they pose to organisms. This is the view of two of the world’s most eminent authorities on the subject, Professor Kara Lavender Law, of Sea Education Association...

2013-04-19 23:03:07

A-B Tech graduate Chris Sparks was nominated for an Eisner Award for his book Team Cul De Sac: Cartoonists Draw the Line at Parkinson´s. Funds raised from the book benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation. (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 Asheville-Buncombe Tech Community College graduate and local business owner Chris Sparks has been nominated for a prestigious Eisner Award, what many in the industry consider to be the Academy Awards of comics. The book, Team Cul De Sac: Cartoonists Draw the Line...

2011-04-27 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine taking in-depth, one-on-one guitar lessons from Jackson Browne or Richard Thompson. These are among the rarefied experiences offered by On The Music Path, a new iPad app designed to teach users to play real instruments with instruction from world-class musicians. Lessons are shot in high-definition video by award-winning cinematographer Alan Kozlowski, who developed the app with business partner Derek Penn. On The Music Path offers...

2008-09-02 09:00:43

By Jeannette Scott Jeannette Scott jscott@lnpnews.com Cardiothoracic surgeon Richard Thompson moved his family to Lancaster County from Virginia in July, and it already feels like home. Thompson joined Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Lancaster, a practice that serves the Lancaster General Heart Center. "We were looking specifically for a wholesome family community to raise a family, and I think we found it," the Pennsylvania native said. Thompson, 35, grew up in Pottstown. He attended...

2008-08-29 15:00:36

By Kathaleen Roberts Journal Staff Writer It's an article of faith among music geeks that Richard Thompson is one of the most underrated guitarists of all time. While no one has ever crowned him a deity and scrawled his name across London walls, Rolling Stone magazine did anoint him one of the 20 best guitarists ever. Thompson has carved out a career through his fiery fretwork and by churning out great songs. His most recent release, 2007's "Sweet Warrior," features some of his most...

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2008-03-27 08:30:00

Marine scientists from the University of Plymouth say plastic waste accumulating in the oceans is becoming a devastating, toxic threat to the world's food chain. Although the spotlight has traditionally been on the dangers that visible items of plastic waste pose to seabirds and other wildlife, studies suggest billions of microscopic underwater plastic fragments are concentrating pollutants like DDT.  And researchers warn the risk of these hidden contaminants could be even more...


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