At the bottom of the Mariana trench was found a garbage bag

A fragment of a plastic bag discovered by scientists in one of the deepest points of the oceans, at the bottom of the Mariana trench. The discovery was kept at 10-km depth, which indicates the global pollution of oceanic waters.

According to the publication, Marine Policy, published a report on the results of the research activities of the staff of the Agency of science and technology to study the earth and sea in Japan, for 30 years of scientific work in the most remote depths of the ocean was discovered more than 3,000 pieces of debris. Most of them were more than 6000-meter depth.

The wide public resonance was caused by the images that appeared on the pages of Hungarian and Slovak news sources. Journalists reported found in Ukraine “junk river” by publishing the pictures depicting the stations of the reservoir, filled with a huge number of garbage and household waste.

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