Non-native species from Japanese tsunami aided by unlikely partner: Plastics

Newport OR (SPX) Oct 05, 2017

A new study appearing this week in Science reports the discovery of a startling new role of plastic marine debris – the transport of non-native species in the world’s oceans.

Co-authored by Oregon State University marine scientists John Chapman and Jessica Miller, the study also suggests that expanded coastal urbanization and storm activity, including the recent hurricanes and floods aroun

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