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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Social Enterprise Connects Small Businesses To Customers In Need


Social Enterprise Connects Small Businesses To Customers In Need

Christopher Girdwood, after witnessing how small business owners cope following a disaster, founded the Recovery Pledge.




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