Historic deep dive into Pacific's Mariana Trench yields 'obvious human contamination' (page 2)

An advanced manned submarine has successfully completed a mission to the deepest point on the planet: Challenger Deep, within the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench. Developed by Florida submarine manufacturer Triton, but with much of the engineering work taking place here in the UK, the vessel was piloted to a record-breaking depth of 10,928m by US […] The post Mariana Trench: US explorer completes deepest ever submarine dive appeared first on The Engineer.

Historic deep dive into Pacific's Mariana Trench yields 'obvious human contamination'

On the deepest dive ever executed into the Mariana Trench, an American investor-turned-explorer discovered what appeared to be plastic litter nearly seven miles below the surface of the Pacific ...

Tue 14 May 19 from FOXNews

Explorer finds plastic bag and candy wrappers at bottom of the ocean 7 MILES beneath the surface

While Victor Vescovo's journey recorded a number of phenomena, including three new species of marine life, he also turned unwelcome visitors: a plastic bag and a candy wrapper.

Mon 13 May 19 from Daily Mail

Explorer Reaches Bottom of the Mariana Trench, Breaks Record for Deepest Dive Ever

It was chilly; it was quiet; and "it was so very peaceful"

Mon 13 May 19 from Livescience

Mariana Trench: US explorer completes deepest ever submarine dive

An advanced manned submarine has successfully completed a mission to the deepest point on the planet: Challenger Deep, within the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench. Developed by Florida submarine ...

Tue 14 May 19 from The Engineer

Undersea explorer goes deeper than any solo diver in history and finds plastic

Victor Vescovo’s record-breaking dive shows the extent of the world’s plastic problem. Victor Vescovo set out to break the world record for the deepest dive in history, but while ...

Mon 13 May 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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