Victor Veskovo set a record for deep-sea diving. Before that, at the bottom of the Mariana Trench there were only
During the expedition, Veskovo discovered several new types of marine animals and discovered a plastic bag and candy wrappers at the bottom of the Mariana Trench.
He found 4 new species of crustaceans & a plastic bag!
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- Russell Arnott (@Russell_Arnott) May 14, 2019
A plastic bag has been discovered on the floor, the 6.8 miles under the sea.
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- Sky Ocean Rescue (@SkyOceanRescue) May 14, 2019
In the future, researchers are going to test creatures living at the bottom of the cavity for the presence of microplastic in their organisms.