1. Laboratory experiment shows that bacteria really eat and digest plastic  Phys.org
  2. Bacteria are eating plastic dumped in the sea  The Telegraph
  3. Experiment Proves Bacteria Really Eat Plastic – Broken Down Into Harmless Substances  SciTechDaily
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The bacterium Rhodococcus ruber eats and actually digests plastic. This has been shown in laboratory experiments by Ph.D. student Maaike Goudriaan at Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ).

Laboratory experiment shows that bacteria really eat and digest plastic

Scientists believe they have partly solved the mystery of what happens to all the rubbish dumped in the waterScientists believe they have partly solved the mystery of what happens to all the rubbish dumped in the water

Bacteria are eating plastic dumped in the sea