Microplastics in Lake Champlain
Microplastics* alert. Study reveals potential 7 BILLION pieces in Lake Champlain shoreline sediment. *Plastic fragments, which absorb (or are coated with) plastic-bound industrial toxins, pharmaceuticals and antibiotics.
Rozalia Project reports there is significant presence of micro-marine debris in the shoreline sediment of Lake Champlain
Read the report @ http://rozaliaproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Lake-Champlain-Shoreline-Sediment-Debris-Study-small.pdf
View photos of Lake Champlain BTV Blanchard Beach clean up.
View Lake Champlain City Beach cleanup photos @
View photos of Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center shoreline cleanup.
View photos of
Winooski River shoreline clean up.
Burlington Free Press article "Microplastics: a puzzle along Lake Champlain (11/25/2014).
Bernie publishes essays and photos reflecting Vermont values of Green and Clean and Community. He urges us all to pick up litter and maintain a litter free environment through caring, community, and contribution in order to protect our water, wildlife, and human health. Bernie’s web site is http://www.litterwithastorytotell.blogspot.com/