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Marine litter on deep Arctic seafloor continues to increase and spreads to the North at the HAUSGARTEN observatory
The increased global production of plastics has been mirrored by greater accumulations of plastic litter in marine environments worldwide. Global plastic litter estimates based on field observations account only for 1% of the total volumes of plastic assumed to enter the marine ecosystem from land, raising again the question ‘Where is all the plastic? 217 more words
Top 10 Most Terrifying Deep Sea Creatures in the World
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen, Australia, conducted deep-sea pollution research in 2014 in the Mariana Trench – down to 10,000m below surface levels.
By Shen Gao
“Extraordinary” levels of toxic pollution have been found in one of the most remote places on the planet—the Mariana trench in the Pacific Ocean. 442 more words