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Durban Nurdles – Tiny, but Deadly.

Wednesday 24th July / presented by Jeff Bullen

Durban Nurdles are tiny plastic pellets the size of a lentil used in the 60's as a basic plastic good for many commodities. 

in 2017, 42 tonnes - or 2.25 billion nurdles spilled from a ship in South Africa. Since then they have been washing up on West Australian shores and causing massive damage to ecosystems.

Dr Harriet Patterson, Research Officer from the UWA faculty of Science joined Jeff Bullen to discuss what is being done to save our shores.

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