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




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Stepping Stones Charity Bags Social Enterprise Award

Stepping Stones Charity Bags Social Enterprise Award
Stepping Stones, a UK-registered nonprofit, was awarded as champions in the ‘Education, Jobs and Training’ category...



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