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Scientists Discover Thriving Colonies of Microbes in Ocean 'Plastisphere'

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Science Daily

Publication Date
2013-06-28

June 27, 2013 — Scientists have discovered a diverse multitude of microbes colonizing and thriving on flecks of plastic that have polluted the oceans -- a vast new human-made flotilla of microbial communities that they have dubbed the "plastisphere."

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627142549.htm