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Beads of destruction | Sherri Mason | TEDxThunderBay
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Added Jul 19, 2016
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In an orderly, easy to understand manner, Dr Sherri (Sam) Mason illustrates the beads of destruction entering our great lakes.

Using a train as a metaphor, and her passion as the driver, she takes us through the world of plastics, and how we can make indeed make a difference in protecting water.

Dr. Mason graduated cum laude from the University of Texas at Austin before completing her PhD in Chemistry at the University of Montana as a NASA Earth System Science scholar.

Her research interests are focused upon plastic pollution within freshwater ecosystems.

Dr. Mason is a pioneer in freshwater plastic pollutions research.

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