Summer has arrived boasting a sparkling sea, amazing scents of orange blossoms and a gorgeous nighttime cicada chorus. Happy Beach is calm. But under the surface are some depressing discoveries.
The beach trash predominantly consists of plastic, aluminium cans, styrofoam and fishing nets/ lines. A few fabrics, glass and shoes add to the collection. These all contribute to serious threats to marine life – either due to consumption or entrapment. But an other level of endangerment comes from the toxins that directly end up in the seas.
Collection of the day:
* 1 oil drum (quarter full)
* 3 aerosol cans of filler foam
* 1 tube of superglue
* 1 battery
* 1 tube of skin cream
* 1 10l. tin of paint (half full)
* 1 empty tub of Acarmek