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Sat 17 Sep 2005

Volunteers take to shores for the International Coastal Cleanup

Category : coastalcleanup


As the sun rises around the globe on Saturday 17th September 2005, International Coastal Cleanup volunteers around the world will be taking to the seashores, rivers and lakes for the 20th year to clear tons of trash that cause untold damage to marine life and ecosystems.

In Singapore last year, more than 2,000 volunteers toiled to categorise and remove more than 10,000 kg of trash. This year last week, they have already removed more than 4,000 kg from mangroves. Right now volunteers will be hard at work on the beaches of Singapore in what is our 14th year of battling the curse of marine trash.

Check the International Coastal Cleanup Singapore webpages after lunch for the Results and Photo galleries.

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