Publicado por: pongpesca | 2018/09/24

France removes toxic tyres from failed reef project

man in straw hat watching tyres being winched out of the sea by a boat“Teams of divers are painstakingly lifting an artificial reef made of tens of thousands of old car tyres from the seafloor south of France, after it was found to spread pollution from toxic chemicals.
The operation is costing well over a million euros ($1.1m; £898,000) and is part-funded by the tyre manufacturer Michelin as well as the French state.
The divers are supported by a boat with lifting equipment.
Fish had been avoiding the area.
Local fishing association leader Denis Genovese told AFP news agency that some types of fish swam around the collection of tyres, while “no species really got used to it”.”

Ver artigo completo aqui.

Fonte: BBC News, 23 de setembro de 2018


Deixe uma Resposta

Preencha os seus detalhes abaixo ou clique num ícone para iniciar sessão:

Logótipo da WordPress.com

Está a comentar usando a sua conta WordPress.com Terminar Sessão /  Alterar )

Google photo

Está a comentar usando a sua conta Google Terminar Sessão /  Alterar )

Imagem do Twitter

Está a comentar usando a sua conta Twitter Terminar Sessão /  Alterar )

Facebook photo

Está a comentar usando a sua conta Facebook Terminar Sessão /  Alterar )

Connecting to %s

Categorias

%d bloggers like this: