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Let’s Talk Tiny: A Deep Dive Into Microplastics with Matt Simon
January 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm PST
|Join the North County Climate Change Alliance and Surfrider Foundation’s San Diego Chapter on Thursday, January 18th at 5:30pm (PST) for a deep dive into microplastics with Matt Simon, science writer for Wired magazine and author of A Poison Like No Other: How Microplastics Corrupted Our Planet and Our Bodies.
Read: A Poison Like No Other
Watch: Q & A with Matt Simon hosted by the Plastic Pollution Coalition
Learn: Articles by Matt Simon published in Wired
Register to attend the virtual discussion: HERE
About Matt Simon
Matt Simon has been a science writer at Wired magazine since 2011. His focus includes biology, robotics, climate change, and microplastic pollution. Matt was the creator of Wired’s Absurd Creature of the Week column, which ran from September 2013 to March 2016. This was turned into the weekly web video series Absurd Creatures. In April 2020, it was adapted into the hit Netflix series Absurd Planet. In 2017, Matt received an Alex Award for his book, The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar: Evolution’s Most Unbelievable Solutions to Life’s Biggest Problems, which cataloged the strangest creatures on Earth. His second book, Plight of the Living Dead: What Real-Life Zombies Reveal About Our World—and Ourselves, explored the science of how parasites mind-control their hosts. Matt attended UC Davis and holds an A.B. in English, Communications.
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