Researchers to shed light on pollution in the Arctic Ocean

By Hannah Thule, The Independent Barents Observer - June 25, 2024
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Ocean waste collected in a previous project at Svalbard. Photo: arcticeberg.eu/Barbara Jóźwiak

Researchers will analyse heavy metals, ocean waste and microplastics to see how they affect human health and Arctic ecosystems. Then they will figure out together with the locals how to reduce the harmful consequences.