Sarah Nelmsjoined in Oct 8, 2018
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Plymouth Marine Laboratory, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.
Nelms has 2 breaks published.
Seal poo unravels the microplastic journey through marine food webs
Plastic pollution is now one of the most widespread and significant threats facing our oceans. Microplastics (pieces less than 5 mm in size), in particular, have been in the spotlight for a number of reasons. Firstly, there's so many of them! Microplastics come from a... click to read more
All guts, no glory: ingested microplastics in marine mammals
Microplastics (pieces less than 5 mm in size) have now been discovered in a wide range of aquatic habitats, from deep-sea sediments to seemingly pristine tropical beaches. Their small size and omnipresence mean that microplastics can be eaten by animals at the base of the... click to read more