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04 Oct

Krista Beardy

Krista Beardy completed her undergraduate studies at Dalhousie University and is an MSc candidate with the department of Biological Sciences at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John. Her research in the field of marine pollution focuses on microplastic concentration in the intertidal sediments and the potential for impact on benthic dwelling species in both the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of St. Lawrence regions. As a First Nations scientist, Krista also studies the inclusion of traditional ecological knowledge and its application to Canadian scientific initiatives.