Flavobacterium, Sp. KI72 is a strain of bacteria that eats nylon. Other forms of life could mutate or be genetically engineered to adapt to our world and help clean up our mistakes. Petroleum eating microbes could clean up ocean oil spills while others could reduce landfills of polystyrene. One day special bacteria might even recycle carbon emissions and depollute our atmosphere.
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