Industrial pollution has contaminated even the deepest parts of the Pacific Ocean

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 07:31 in Earth & Climate

Industrial pollution has reached even the most remote corners of Earth: the deepest part of the sea. Scientists have discovered “extraordinary levels” of polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, in the Mariana and Kermadec trenches, two of the deepest ocean chasms on the planet. “Trenches have been...

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