Conservation Volunteers Australia visit Adrift Lab

This week the team from Conservation Volunteers Australia (CVA) met with the Adrift Lab team in Hobart.

FULL 💯 credit to our remarkable Adrift students (extra special shout out to Lillian) for organizing this event - the students were single handedly responsible for booking the venue, delivering the presentations, and ultimately the success of the day - what a team!


Around 20 folks from CVA spent the afternoon listening to presentations on the #PlasticPollution crisis and engaging in discussion about career/education opportunities in marine science.

Feedback after the event was very encouraging: the CVA team appreciated the opportunity to engage with the plastics issue in a new way. Their team sometimes feels disheartened after cleaning beaches and removing 1000s of tiny plastic particles, even in remote locations 🥹 Speaking directly with those undertaking research to better understand and mitigate this issue gave them the energy and information they needed to keep going (love your work!!).

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