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SAMS takes plastics message to the water

Part of the SAMS raft race team on board The Spirit of SAMS, from left: Sam Jones, Andy Crabb and Jennifer Cocking.
Part of the SAMS raft race team on board The Spirit of SAMS, from left: Sam Jones, Andy Crabb and Jennifer Cocking.
SAMS takes plastics message to the water

A SAMS team has entered this year’s Great Oban Bay Raft Race and, while getting soaked from head to toe, will be hoping their effort can raise awareness of the effects of plastics on the ocean environment. The SAMS craft, Spirit of SAMS, has been themed to highlight the global issue of ocean plastics.

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Some of the scientists taking part in the Future of Our Seas Oban event

Wed, Aug 1, '18

Bringing the sea to the town centre

Young marine scientists descend on Oban to share research

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NEXUSS students programming a Lego Mindstorm

Mon, Jul 30, '18

Robotics can attract budding marine scientists

Scientists and engineers to 'learn each other's languages'

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The Arctic region is undergoing a period of rapid change

Wed, Jul 18, '18

How are the polar regions changing?

UK-Norway collaboration explains the importance of the poles

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