Bacteria Are Evolving To Eat The Plastic We Dump Into The Oceans


The ocean is full of plastic, a grim marker of the Anthropocene.

There are floating, continent-size patches of it in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, and there are newly formed ones in the Arctic.

There are some uninhabited islands that are drowning in the stuff.

Klem 8hWeirdly, though, scientists have come to the conclusion that, based on the amount of plastic we make every year, there is only about one…

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