See wave of garbage off the Dominican Republic

Posted In News, Pollution
Jul
24


Source: CNN

Excerpts;

A video taken by “Parley for the Oceans” on July 14 shows a “dense garbage carpet” covering the water in Santo Domingo…

View Video, CNN (07-22-2018)

Wave After Wave of Garbage Hits the Dominican Republic; The New York Times (07-23-2018)
Waves of garbage have transformed the Dominican Republic’s golden sand beaches, blanketing the shoreline with vast heaps of refuse…Sixty tons of waste have reportedly been collected since last week…

The planet is on edge of a global plastic calamity; Guardian UK (06-05-2018)

Plastic Pollution / The Great Plastic Tide, Coastal Care ©-2009.
Washed out on our coasts in obvious and clearly visible form, the plastic pollution spectacle blatantly unveiling on our beaches is only the prelude of the greater story that unfolded further away in the world’s oceans, yet mostly originating from where we stand: the land…

UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic, UNEP (02-23-2017)

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