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MicroSEAP Project

Microbial Transformation of Plastics in South East Asian Seas: A Hazard and A Solution

Funding Agency: University of Portsmouth Higher Education Corporation and

National Environment Research Council (NERC)

Project Leader: Deo Florence Onda, Ph.D.

Project Duration: November 15, 2020 to June 30, 2024


The project aims to reduce the impact of marine plastic pollution in South East Asia by understanding how microorganisms living on plastic surfaces affect the pollution threat and by exploring the potential of these microorganisms to provide a solution to the problem.


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