Publicado por: pongpesca | 2018/05/10

The world’s deepest garbage dump: Carrier bag is found 36,000 feet below the surface of the Pacific, in the world’s deepest ocean trench . . . and it’s not alone

The carrier bag  in the Mariana Trench was found deeper than 33 Eiffel towers, laid tip to base. The plastic bag was one of 3,000 pieces of man made debris discovered by researchers studying records of deep ocean pollution dating back 30 years“Divers have uncovered a plastic bag 36,000ft (10,898m) below the surface of the Pacific in the Mariana Trench, the world’s deepest ocean trench.
The plastic bag was one of 3,000 pieces of man made debris discovered by researchers studying records of deep ocean pollution dating back 30 years.
The find, made more than 620 miles (1,000km) from the mainland, reveals the true horror of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, environmental experts warn.
Scientists trawled global data, images and footage to make the discovery.”

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Fonte: Daily Mail, 9 de maio de 2018

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