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MRC's February Brown Bag Lunch Speaker Series: Ocean Plastics


“Ocean Plastic: The Problem, the Science, the Solutions”
Hear Patty Goffinet, marine scientist and founder of BlueTube, talk about plastic in the ocean. See slides from her expedition to “The Great Garbage Patch” in the Pacific Ocean and slides from our own Atlantic Ocean and inland waterways. Learn how BlueTubes make it easy to be part of the solution.

Patty Goffinet
Patty Goffinet

Patty Goffinet, BlueTube founder, picks up trash on her frequent trips to the beach. In 2012, Patty took part in Sea Education Association’s expedition to the North Pacific Gyre to study the accumulation of ocean plastic. Patty has a bachelor’s degree from Rollins College in Environmental Studies and Biology and a master’s degree in Marine, Estuarine and Environmental Science from the University of Maryland. She loves all things marine.

Feb 7th 12:00 pm - 1:00pm

Ted Morehead Lagoon House
3275 Dixie Highway NE
Palm Bay, FL 32905

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