Chemicals that leach out of plastic rubbish were found to impair the growth of bacteria in ...

An important new study is raising novel concerns over the effects of plastic pollution in our oceans. For the first time researchers investigated how a common ocean bacteria, responsible for producing over 10 percent of oxygen in the atmosphere, is negatively impaired by chemicals that can leach out of plastic products.

Continue Reading Alarming study finds plastic ocean pollution harms bacteria that produces the oxygen we breathe

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