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Microplastics have spread right to the sea bed, study finds 

Far from the beach: plastic pollution is widespread in the ocean Image: REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Emma Charlton

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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 Microplastics are entering the food chain.
Microplastics are entering the food chain. Image: Monterey Bay Aquarium
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There's more plastic in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Image: Monterey Bay Aquarium
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