A 'marine motorhome for microbes': Oceanic plastic trash conveys disease to coral reefs

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    A 'marine motorhome for microbes': Oceanic plastic trash conveys disease to coral reefs

    For coral reefs, the threat of climate change and bleaching are bad enough. An international research group has now found that plastic trash -- ubiquitous throughout the world's oceans -- intensifies disease for coral, adding to reef peril.

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