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From national parks to the deep sea, plastic pollution is showing up wherever scientists look. In 2017, Janice Brahney was examining dust that had blown across the wilderness of the Western United States to determine its nutrient composition. She slid her samples under a microscope, expecting...

Anacostia Riverkeeper is honored to be a part of the award winning documentary (from The Stevie Awards) made by DataRobot and Global Water Challenge and a part of the #AIforGood program this year!  ...

In December 2019, the District Department of Energy and Environment released their Proposed Plan for the Anacostia River Sediment Project that details their remedial action to clean up the toxic sediment in the Anacostia River. What is the Anacostia River Sediment Project, and what does...

"Microplastics: The grand reach of our tiny plastics problem" written by Whitney Pipken and published by the Abell Foundation, extensively examines microplastics in the Chesapeake Bay: their sources, their impact on humans and the environment, and what individuals can do about it.  ARK Program Manager...

Stay updated on this project by signing up for our mailing list or following us on social media! Training dates will be announced early 2020. Email monitor@anacostiariverkeeper.org with any questions. ...