Fight plastic pollution in St Helena

Fight plastic pollution in St Helena

Derek Henry, St Helena Government’s Director of Environment & Natural Resources, talking about funding to fight plastic pollution in St Helena, said that project provides ”a fantastic opportunity for St Helena to become involved in reducing the amount of plastic that enters our marine ecosystem. It will involve the whole community and will educate and set up the processes for monitoring and reducing plastic waste to create a better marine environment around our Island.”

St Helena National Trust Marine Team and the St Helena Government Marine Section and Prince Andrew School students walked to Sharks Valley on the island for a beach clean-up. More than 1,000 plastic bottles, 1,540 pieces of polystyrene, 50 fishing buoys/floats and 124 flip–flops and shoes were collected by the volunteers. Read more

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