Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast

Volunteers take part in the Zero Plastiko Urdaibai ocean and coastal cleanup on Laida beach near Bermeo, Spain June 8, 2019. 2500 volunteers and 300 divers helped clean up the stretch of Basque coastline, according to organizers, as part of World Oceans Day. REUTERS/Vincent West

BERMEO, Spain (Reuters) – Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain’s Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day. Divers retrieved rusted scrap metal, a shopping trolley and a discarded bicycle from […]

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