by Robert Barossi
International Coastal Cleanup Day took place over this past weekend. I’ll let these stories speak for themselves in describing just how many volunteers showed up, how many miles of coast they cleaned and the incredible amounts of trash they collected.
Here’s a story from Miami.
Another one from Guam.
A story about volunteers in Jamaica.
A story about the work of rowers in Virginia.
And back to Florida for a story about mangrove planting in conjunction with the event.
All of these stories and many more like them demonstrate the success of the Ocean Conservancy’s 30th annual International Coastal Cleanup Day. Much of that success comes from the inspiring and amazing work of volunteers (according to the Conservancy’s website, 560,000 volunteers in 91 countries.)
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