Plastic bags found at the bottom of the Mariana trench


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American researcher Victor Vescovo made a record dive to the bottom of the Mariana trench of the Pacific ocean, down to a depth of 11 kilometers, and found a plastic bag and candy wrappers. On it informs “bi-Bi-si”.

Scientist also have discovered four new species of crustaceans called amphipods, and pink snail. Vescovo with his team gathered rock samples from the bottom, and plan to test whether the found beings of microplastics.

Each year in the Pacific ocean are millions of tons of plastic. The bill banning the sale of disposable plastic tableware, straws and cotton swabs, was passed by MEPs on March 27. It was also agreed that by 2029 EU countries should provide 90% collection of used plastic bottles. By 2025, the plastic bottles will have not less than 25% consist of recycled plastic, in 2030 no less than 30 percent.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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