Is plastic pollution depriving us of oxygen? | Curio

Is plastic pollution depriving us of oxygen?

4 mins | Jun 12, 2019

One microorganism has been tirelessly producing a tenth of all the oxygen on earth. But these bacteria, known as Prochlorococcus, are in jeopardy. Lena Zeldovich in JSTOR examines how plastic pollution within our oceans could be costing us our most precious resource.

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