Research institute Wageningen Marine Research Research into strategic and applied marine ecology. About us Potassium hydroxide: suitable for isolating plastic particles from marine organisms? Does potassium hydroxide, a substance used to filter organic material from stomachs of marine animals, impact different kinds of plastic in the same... Read more Sky 'Ocean Rescue' campaign on plastic pollution Biologists of Wageningen Marine Research have contributed to the ‘Ocean Rescue’ campaign by Sky News, which made a high profile start on... Read more Internship: Visual communication Wageningen Marine Research is looking for an intern in communication, visual communication and social media. Are you a student of Communication or... Read more Internship: Benthic fauna on a salt marsh to intertidal flat gradient Wageningen Marine Research is looking for HBO/ BSc students who would like to participate in the Mud Motor project. The Mud Motor project looks at the... Read more Less plastic in stomachs of fulmars Plastic marine litter, both industrial granules and consumer wastes decline slowly but with certainty. For some years, this tendency was already... Read more Go to News & Calendar Dossiers Weblogs Projects Publications Facilities, Products and Services Work at Wageningen Marine Research About us Expertise areas Contact Areas of expertise Aquaculture & fisheries Delta technology Marine ecology Maritime technology Marine policy Go to: About us Facilities & services Work & internships Best research photos Contact & addresses e-Newsletter Coast & Sea Read more IMARES has a new name: Wageningen Marine Research Read more Photo of the week: Scientists of Wageningen University & Research employ drones in researching mussel and oyster beds. To map mussel beds, usually they walk around the bed carrying a GPS, which takes a lot of time. Now, they’re looking into the possibility of increasing efficiency with drones.