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Plastic is everywhere; even at 7 miles deep. What was once thought of as a safe haven away from anthropogenic impacts, has been found to contain plastic. Recent research has found that the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the ocean, contains persistent organic pollutants (POP’s) that are absorbed onto plastic. The new study, published … More Plastic reaches the deep sea