Jellyfish may be a global solution to plastic pollution

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Jellyfish may be a global solution to plastic pollution

FREE TO READ | Its mucus is key in the microplastics battle, and will hopefully clean up the creature’s image as well

Claudia Stagoff-Belfort

The humble jellyfish may hold the key to reducing microplastics, according to Israeli researchers.

Early results from a promising project being run by Haifa University scientists were presented to scientists in Cape Town this week.

The team is trying to find ways to use jellyfish sustainably and to change the perception that they are disruptive members of the marine ecosystem. The project is part of an EU-funded initiative...

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