Nurdle Patrol is searching for plastic pellets (nurdles) washing up on beaches across the country to try and find the source of pollution, and to work with regulators on stricter permit requirements for plastic makers and handlers.
Project URL: http://www.nurdlepatrol.org
Geographic Scope: United States, Mexico, and Canada
Project Status: Active - recruiting volunteers
Participation Tasks: Data entry, Identification, Site selection and/or description, Specimen/sample collection,
Start Date: 11/28/2018
Project Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Federal Government Sponsor:
Other Federal Government Sponsor:
Fields of Science: Animals, Biology, Birds, Chemistry, Ecology and environment, Education, Nature and outdoors, Ocean/water and marine, Science policy
Intended Outcomes: Conduct 10 minute surveys collecting nurdles to map concentrations of pollution.