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Plastic Waste Discovered During Deepest-ever Ocean Dive

May 15, 2019

Via: Waste360

Retired Naval Officer Victor Vescovo dove nearly 36,000 feet in the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench only to find what appears to be plastic waste.

According to The Guardian, Vescovo is still trying to confirm that the material he found is indeed plastic. Vescovo made the discovery during a 10,927-meter descent into the Mariana Trench, which is said to be the deepest place on Earth, noted the report.

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