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.
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.