Tracking plastics: In conversation with Dr. van der Mheen
All in all, plastics have the capacity to endanger species and destabilize ecosystems. Marine plastic acts like an invasive species that demands coordinated efforts from the state and relevant stakeholders to eradicate the problem.
Hidden life on marine plastics
My journey with microplastics began back in 2019 when I investigated microplastic ingestion by common anchovies and sardines in Sri Lanka and Australia. In Sinhalese, these species are referred to as Haalmassa (Stolephorus commersonnii), Saalaya (Sardinella gibbosa), and Hurulla (Ablygaster sirm), and all of these are popular seafood choices of
Coast Conservation and Coastal Resource Management Department (CCD) claims success, science says otherwise
The Coastal Conservation Dept statement claiming that Mount Lavinia has successfully recovered as a result of the said nourishment are rather impulsive and, as a matter of fact, fictitious.