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Highly Concentrated Levels Of Toxic Industrial Pollution Found In Animals Living In Mariana & Kermadec…

Extremely concentrated levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants, including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), have been found in amphipods living in the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana and Kermadec trenches — each over 10 kilometers deep and 7,000 kilometers away from each other — according to new research published in Nature Ecology & Evolution.