Beth Ravit, Department of Environmental Sciences
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Generations of Rutgers students and alumni have sung lovingly about the “Banks of the Old Raritan,” but the 90-mile-long waterway is awash in microplastic pollutants, a problem that plagues many freshwaters in New Jersey. In a recent study, researchers from Rutgers University–New Brunswick and other institutions found high levels of tiny pieces of plastic – […]
Beth Ravit – Rutgers Center for Urban Environmental Sustainability
Keith Cooper – Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
The Rutgers Raritan River Consortium (R3C) has awarded a combination of eleven mini-grants and internships to support research by Rutgers faculty, staff and post-doctoral researchers on Raritan River, basin and bay resource issues. This is the 2nd year of the program to support work by Rutgers affiliates in the Raritan Region. Projects and recipients include: […]
Dr. Wolfram Hoefer, Dr. Beth Ravit – Rutgers University Center for Urban Environmental Sustainability
Beth Ravit – Department of Environmental Sciences
The Rutgers Raritan River Consortium has awarded five mini-grants to support research by Rutgers faculty, staff and post-doctoral researchers on Raritan River, basin and bay resource issues. All five mini-grants involve partnerships with Raritan stakeholders; four of them were given to faculty in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. The five recipients and their […]
Beth Ravit – Center for Urban Environmental Sustainability
Dr. Beth Ravit, Rutgers University Center for Urban Environmental Sustainability.
A recent study of the waterways around New York City found that the most common type of plastic in the water was foam from coffee cups and takeout plates. Also among the debris are microbeads, or tiny pieces of plastic used in some toothpastes and body…