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‘Extraordinary’ levels of toxic pollution found in Mariana Trench, deepest place on the planet

WorldNews Tuesday, 14 February 2017 ()
‘Extraordinary’ levels of toxic pollution found in Mariana Trench, deepest place on the planetScientists have discovered “extraordinary” levels of toxic pollution in the most remote and inaccessible place on the planet – the 10km-deep Mariana Trench in the Pacific ocean. Small crustaceans that live in the pitch-black waters of the trench, captured by a robotic submarine, were contaminated with 50 times more toxic chemicals than crabs that survive in heavily polluted rivers in China. “We still think of the deep ocean as being this remote and pristine realm, safe......
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News video: Even the Deepest Parts of the Oceans are Polluted

Even the Deepest Parts of the Oceans are Polluted 01:08

Biologists made a shocking discovery. Crustaceans at the bottom of the Mariana Trench nearly seven miles deep were contaminated. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

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Sarah Cunliffe RT @Greenpeace: Scary. Scientists discover “extraordinary” levels of toxic #pollution in 10km deep Mariana trench. https://t.co/mrfn7kTAQb… 7 hours ago

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danostrowski ... even the most remote parts of Earth aren't safe from our trash and toxic pollution. https://t.co/yUrfPFuzs6 11 hours ago

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