At the deepest point of the Earth found a plastic bag
Deep-sea expedition discovered at the deepest point of the Earth candy wrappers.
American researcher Victor Vescovo team conducted a dive in the Mariana trench and found plastic. Reported by ABC.
Researchers have reached the bottom of the Mariana trench, making five dives. During one of the expeditions, was discovered a plastic bag and candy wrappers.
Also during immersion were discovered four new species of crustaceans (amphipods) and pink snail. Now experts want to explore deep-sea living beings to know whether their body pieces of micro-plastic.
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It is noted that in the course of the expedition Vescovo yourself plunged to a record depth of – 10 of 928 metres. This result is 16 meters deeper than the previous dives.
Earlier it was reported that in the mountain air of the Pyrenees discovered microplastics. Also the Correspondent wrote that more than 180 countries signed a Pact to combat plastic waste.
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