Publicado por: pongpesca | 2019/04/17

New weapon launched by Angus villagers in ‘Blue Planet’ fight

The villagers take receipt of their new vehicle“Villagers have unveiled their latest weapon in the Blue Planet fight against marine litter.
Residents in East Haven are extending their efforts to clean the marine environment following the acquisition of a utility vehicle for use on the beach and coastal paths.
Villagers have been beach cleaning since 1993 when they first became concerned about both the amount of marine litter and its environmental impact.
Wendy Murray from East Haven Together said: “East Haven suffers disproportionately from marine litter due to a combination of tidal flow, currents and topography.
“To compound the problem, 25,000 creels are laid along the coast between Carnoustie and Montrose every week during the season and a significant number are lost at sea and washed up on local beaches.”

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Fonte: The Courier, 17 de abril de 2019


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