Challenges in Microplastics Research - from Funding to Library Search - Part I Interview with Dr. Jennifer Lynch, Hawaii Pacific University

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While the microplastics pollution is ubiquitous, the scientific community endeavoring to tackcle the issue is still faced with many obstacles. In this video, Dr. Jennifer Lynch, a research scientist from the Hawaii Pacific University, shares her perspectives on microplastics pollution: its impact on local economies, the funding shortage, and the technical challenges associated with microplastic identification; in particular, the lack of microplastics library. Jennifer also shares her experience on how an open platform data sharing could potentially accelerate the research.

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