Microplastics in our oceans

Vancouver Aquarium researchers believe plastic debris poses an existential threat to ocean life

Outdoor Canada is pleased to present Blue Fish Radio—podcasts about the future of fish and fishing in Canada. The program, produced and hosted by Lawrence Gunther, is dedicated to sharing first-hand angling knowledge, scientific discoveries and supporting local champions who protect and enhance their waters.

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Researchers at the Vancouver Aquarium researchers believe that microplastics in our oceans present a greater risk to animals—and us—than any other pollution threat. That’s why scientists are working hard to understand how our dependence on plastics impacts on life.

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Blue Fish Radio's Lawrence Gunther 

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Blue Fish Radio is produced and hosted by Ottawa-based Lawrence Gunther, North America's only totally blind professional tournament angler, a popular motivational speaker and a celebrated conservationist. A lifelong outdoorsman, Lawrence has caught fish from coast to coast in Canada, and used his expertise in navigation technology to develop the world’s first Blind Fishing Boat. For more about Lawrence Gunther, visit his website.