Plastic Waste Fills Ocean Canyons.

Great Pacific Garbage Patch, OPDERA.ORG, plastic waste, plastic, ocean, ocean plastic

Evidence collected from a series of manned submersible dives indicates that the plastic litter items transported and deposited in the deep ocean canyon are most likely controlled by turbidity currents. Here the plastic litter items are highly heterogeneously distributed: Up to 89% of them occur in a few canyons.