Human trash on the ocean floor: Garbage patch in the Pacific is only the beginning.

Human Trash Litters Parts of the Ocean We Haven’t Even Explored Yet (Video)

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May 2 2014 2:04 PM

Graveyards of Trash

Litter has been discovered in ocean ridges and canyons we haven’t even explored yet.

A new study involving 32 sites in the Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean, and Mediterranean Sea found our trash has made it to many of the ocean’s greatest depths.

Some footage from an earlier Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute study.

Dallas Jensen is a regular video contributor to Slate.

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