Plastic is giving birth to new creatures
Guess what their ecosystem is called?
Like atmosphere and hydrosphere, we now have “plastisphere”.
Plastic-eating bacteria have recently been discovered in the ocean. These are new organisms which did not exist before.
They have exclusively taken birth to eat plastic.
The vast amount of plastic in our oceans and seas is making an ecosystem of its own.
The term was coined by Linda Amaral-Zettle…