Microplastics and debris from burning ship washes onto Sri Lankan coast

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Microplastics and debris from burning ship washes onto Sri Lankan coast” – below is their description.

The Sri Lankan navy has been clearing tonnes of plastic pellets and debris along the coast of the capital, Colombo after a cargo ship caught fire on May 21, 2021. Authorities believe it’s Sri Lanka’s worst marine ecological disaster. Already, hundreds of bin bags filled with pellets have been collected and sent for safe disposal, but more debris continues to arrive on its shores.

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