Bacterial communities ‘hitchhiking’ on marine plastic trash

Millions of tons of plastic trash are fouling the world’s ocean, most of it tiny pieces of microplastic less than a quarter-inch in size. Even the smallest marine animals can ingest these microplastics, potentially threatening their survival.advertisement Marine microplastics aren’t floating solo, either — they quickly pick up a thin coating of bacteria and other […]

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