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Spain: Volunteers hold nationwide cleaning operation of coastal sea bed

Spain, Malaga
September 27, 2020 at 04:39 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of volunteers from all across the country participated in a nationwide cleaning of the sea bed along Spanish coastlines on Friday, footage from Malaga shows.

The action took place simultaneously in 40 locations across Spain, and aimed to clear the sea bed of waste, including single-use face masks and gloves, massively used during the COVID pandemic.

Volunteers were seen collecting rubbish at Rincon de la Victoria beach, while divers went to the sea floor with waste bags carefully collecting the marine waste.

Eco&Dive diving club representative Gemma Infante commented on the event, saying that on both ethical and professional level the divers see "a need to show the authorities what is on the sea bed."

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Hundreds of volunteers from all across the country participated in a nationwide cleaning of the sea bed along Spanish coastlines on Friday, footage from Malaga shows.

The action took place simultaneously in 40 locations across Spain, and aimed to clear the sea bed of waste, including single-use face masks and gloves, massively used during the COVID pandemic.

Volunteers were seen collecting rubbish at Rincon de la Victoria beach, while divers went to the sea floor with waste bags carefully collecting the marine waste.

Eco&Dive diving club representative Gemma Infante commented on the event, saying that on both ethical and professional level the divers see "a need to show the authorities what is on the sea bed."

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