Plastic pollution is a global problem. Photo: EPA-EFE Plastic pollution is a global problem. Photo: EPA-EFE
Plastic pollution is a global problem. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Plastic pollution: Chinese scientists identify polythene-eating bacteria

  • Combination of three types of organisms found to cause ‘obvious damage’ to films of polythene, team from the Institute of Oceanology says
  • Independent expert says results are the best he has ever seen, but more research is needed

Topic |   China science
Plastic pollution is a global problem. Photo: EPA-EFE Plastic pollution is a global problem. Photo: EPA-EFE
Plastic pollution is a global problem. Photo: EPA-EFE
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