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A Friday read. Have you ever wondered what happens to a shipping container when it falls into the sea? Well, a bunch of scientists have taken a look at a container which fell off a Yang Ming-operated ship into a US National Marine Sanctuary  – and discovered an interesting eco-life. Containing a shipment of car tyres, the box has also attracted a wide variety of marine life since it dropped to the ocean floor ten years ago, and is now a home to tubeworms, scallops and snails.