Presented by Port Environment Centre.

In the lead up to Plastic Free July, many of us will be pondering over the big plastic problem & it’s descendant – the microplastic problem.

Join us online at 7pm on the 28th of June for a fascinating dive into the current microplastic research, trends and importantly – solutions.

The speakers:

Dr Michelle Blewitt (AUSMAP):Dr Blewitt, Program Director of AUSMAP, is a Marine Scientist, with over 30 years’ experience, with a passion for education, research and conservation. AUSMAP is the bridge between a massive problem and the solutions. It is designed to document and analyse microplastic pollution in Australian aquatic environments.

Dr Nina Wootton (University of Adelaide):Dr Wootton is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Adelaide examining the presence of microplastics in seafood species around Australia and the globe.

Chris Lemar (Adopt a Spot) – how to get involved (5 mins):Adopt a Spot is a volunteer run group which has been making a difference to our coastline by getting group members to ‘Adopt’ and clean up a location. Plus document their findings.

Event duration: 7pm – 7.45pm followed by 15 minutes of Q+A.

This event will be run online via zoom. Please register (FREE) to receive the zoom link:…

The Port Environment Centre is seeded by Green Adelaide. This event is supported by the Greater Adelaide Environment Network (GAEN).