Mário Rui Ferreira de Araújo

Graduated in Environmental Sciences and Technology at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto and I’m currently a student of the Master’s Degree in Marine Sciences – Marine Resources, more specifically in the Marine Biology and Ecology specialization at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto.  I was included in the Research Team of Ecotoxicology, Stress Ecology and Environmental Health of CIIMAR, my research focusing on the contamination of mussels (Mytillus galloprovincialis) from the NW Portuguese coast by plastics and microplastics and its biological effects.