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Tourists cleaning the shores on Amsterdamøya, Svalbard

Tourists cleaning the shores on Amsterdamøya, Svalbard

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Uploaded 21 Aug 2016 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2016
From collection: Arctic Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Tourist enthusiastically took part in trips organised by Oceanwide Expeditions for cleaning the beaches of Northwest Spitsbergen. 2016 approximately 16 cubic metres of waste, mainly fishing gear was collected from a total of 4.25nm of beach. The garbage was sorted onboard and with the assistance of Sysselmannen and the Svalbard Environmental Fund it has now been disposed of in a proper manner.
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