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Highly Concentrated Levels Of Toxic Industrial Pollution Found In Animals Living In Mariana & Kermadec Trenches (Deepest Ocean Trenches In World)

February 15th, 2017 | by James Ayre

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



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