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More Microplastics in Deep Sea Than Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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More Microplastics in Deep Sea Than Great Pacific Garbage Patch
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jority of marine litter comes from fishing gear, most of what the researchers found was land based. And around 40 percent of it came from common single-use plastics like bottles and take-out containers.

Van Houtan told USA Today that this was actually good news.

"That's something we as consumers can do something about," he said. "Single-use products are something that we can demand better alternatives for."

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