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UGA professor to co-lead female Nat Geo expedition

A University of Georgia College of Engineering researcher will help lead an international, all-female expedition team that will study plastic pollution in one of the world’s most iconic waterways — the Ganges River. “I am so excited to co-lead this expedition along with an amazing international team of incredible researchers in one of the most iconic rivers on the planet,” said Jenna Jambeck, a professor at UGA and a National Geographic Fellow. “Working hand-in-hand with local communities, from the Bay of Bengal to the Himalayas, we will explore waste, plastic, its flow through and potential impact on this important ecosystem.” Read More…

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