plastiglomerates in the plastisphere

Research Blog | June 10, 2014

We have micro-macro ecosystems that contain new forms of geological evidences: “Future Fossils: Plastic Stone” …researchers have discovered an unexpected way that some plastic waste is persisting: as a new type of stone. The substance, called plastiglomerate, is a fusion of natural and manufactured materials. Melted plastic binds together sand, shells, pebbles, basalt, coral and wood,…


Willamette Cove, April 2014

Research Blog | April 9, 2014

Walking through WC – the crown jewel of the LWG – with Sara Huston and John Paaninen of tlaag. Stay tuned for summer workshops and outings.