There's no longer a place on Earth safe from human impact.
A ghostly noise that was recorded near the Mariana Trench has finally been identified. According to the researchers at Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center, who documented the vocalization, the sound could have been a never before heard whale call from a minke whale.
Dubbed as the "Western Pacific Biotwan,”scientists Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center have recorded a remarkable sound coming from Mariana Trench Marine National Monument the deepest known part of the Earth’s oceans.
Scientists have discovered carcinogenic man-made pollutants in marine organisms living up to 10,000 metres deep on the world's deepest ocean trenches.
The image was captured during the first leg of the 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and partners.
A ghostly new species has set the record for the world's deepest fish, after it and a host of other creatures were recently discovered in the darkest depths of the ocean yet in the Western Pacific's Mariana Trench.