Plastisphere: Habitats and ecosystems founded entirely on human-made plastics. The vast increase of ocean plastics (from the myriad Garbage Patches now in evidence to ocean-borne flotsam) takes “rafting” communities of microbial and crustaceous life to localities previously unavailable to them. 

nb. Wondering when “plastophile” will become a word, and used to describe oil-based life on earth…

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