Explorer finds plastic bag in ocean's deepest point

Plastic pollution is a world crisis.

Texas investor and explorer Victor Vescovo went on the deepest dive ever made inside a submarine.

He found plastic and metal objects on the ocean floor of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench.

Speaking to Mike Wills on the John Maytham show, Rethink The Bag campaign organiser Hayley Mclellan says peoples attitude need to change n order to curb plastic pollution.

We need to focus o our behaviour and our conveniences.

Hayley Mclellan, Organiser - Rethink The Bag campaign 

When you shift your behaviour into a multiple use lifestyle, there are so many hidden benefits.

Hayley Mclellan, Organiser - Rethink The Bag campaign 

The earth is in crisis. We are selfish if we think that we can carry on with our old habits.

Hayley Mclellan, Organiser - Rethink The Bag campaign 

Activism is the rent we pay to live on this earth.

Hayley Mclellan, Organiser - Rethink The Bag campaign 

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