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ARCH-UK Workshop: Microplastics, Aquaculture & Fisheries – a Risk Assessment

  • Fishmongers' Hall London Bridge London, EC4R 9EL United Kingdom (map)

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Date: 25th March 2019

Venue: Fishmongers' Hall, London Bridge, London, EC4R 9EL

Organisers: Professor Andrew Rowley (Swansea University, ARCH-UK Hub) and Alice Horton (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Natural Environment Research Council)

Programme: Presentations from experts in the field of microplastic research and group discussion will hope to establish the scientific consensus on the risk of microplastics to aquaculture and fisheries. Asking the following questions:

  1. Are microplastics dangerous to fish and shellfish ‘health’?

  2. Are microplastics in fish and shellfish of any risk to human health?