The Drop: Young Hero Spreads Awareness of Microplastics Pollution

April 6, 2020
An extraordinary eighth grader from Andover, Mass., has made it her mission to educate people about the dangers of microplastics.

E28 (April 6, 2020): Meet Anna Du, an extraordinary eighth grader from Andover, Mass., who has made it her mission to educate people about the dangers of microplastics. Anna not only built an underwater ROV that detects microplastics, she has been recognized with the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, gotten the attention of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, and written a children's book -- all before her 14th birthday.

(Note: Episode recorded prior to roll-out of social distancing measures.

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