The aftermath – coping with the marine debris from the Japanese tsunami : Surfrider Foundation Vancouver

“For us land goers, the issue becomes a matter of protecting our congested beaches and controlling the damage to coastal ecosystems from the influx of litter. Coastal communities are just beginning to recognize the alarming situation and potential surprise consequences. The BC coastline is notably isolated and hard-to-access, making cleanup and protection nearly impossible.

Getting It Together

While the BC government has set up the Tsunami Debris Coordinating Committee to work with local governments, First Nations and other stakeholders all along the coast, it’s evident that the big push is going to have to come from motivated citizens and beach lovers.”

See on vancouverbc.surfrider.org

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