The Unexplored World of the Plastisphere


New research presents an exploration and analysis into the unexplored world of the "Plastisphere" – an ecological community of microbial organisms that live on ocean plastic that was initially discovered in 2013.

The researchers reveal how these microbial organisms living on floating pieces of plastic marine debris affect the ocean ecosystem, and the potential harm they pose to invertebrates, humans and other animals.



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Federal Programs Related to - Environment, General/Other

Programs whose purpose is to preserve, protect, and where possible, improve the environment. Biodiversity Programs; Ecosystems




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How Can Social Entrepreneurship Convert Into House Sales?


How Can Social Entrepreneurship Convert Into House Sales?

Giveback Homes, founded by Blake Andrews in August, is a network of real estate agents, home builders, mortgage brokers and interior designers. Each member shell out $50 monthly to get listed on Giveback Homes’ website and acquire marketing support.Donors can decide how much, and how often, they want to donate to a good cause.




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