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The New Plastic Threat to Marine Life

Microplastics are merging with bacteria and turning into large clumps in sea water, scientists have discovered. 

Glue-like molecules emitted by bacteria - called biopolymers - join with the plastic particles to form large masses.

Scientists have warned that these 'complex' masses pose a threat to marine wildlife as they can easily mistake them for food.

They also warn that this clumping could divert the flow of food from the surface to the seafloor, potentially causing deep sea creatures to starve.


 
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Sustained Harvesting Reduces Seed Bank - When the weed harvesting in Lake Hopatcong was operating at full capacity, there was a, "major reduction in the amount of weeds." When weed harvesting is sustained over a number of years it does help reduce that seed bank and the amount of vegetation in there.


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