Video Duration 02 minutes 36 seconds
Scientists investigate unexplored Antarctic sea floor
A group of scientists on board a Greenpeace expedition ship are trying to discover whether plastic pollution has reached the remote waters of the Antarctic.
Scientists have been exploring one of the last remaining pristine areas of the Antarctic – in an effort to bolster the case for creating a huge marine protected area.
They have been investigating the sea floor, as well as trying to discover whether plastic pollution has reached the extremely remote waters.
Al Jazeera’s Nick Clark is on a Greenpeace expedition ship in the Weddell Sea, in Antarctica.