We all know marine plastic pollution is a problem, but where does it all come from?! The geography and tides around Shetland mean our coastline can collect plastic from all over the world. Here we have seven foreign items found within an hour on Meal Beach, Burra by Hamnavoe Primary School on their @mcs_uk
beach clean and survey! Of course, we have no way of knowing where they entered the ocean, but judging by the Goose Barnacles, some of these items have been floating around for some time!
1 x Faxe Kondi Energy Drink - manufactured in Denmark
1 x 'Nagaraya' Cracker Nuts - manufactured in the Philippines;
1 x 'Larsa' yoghurt pot - manufactured in Pontevedra, Spain;
1 x bag for 1kg Sal Marina (Sea Salt) - manufactured in Spain;
2 x 'Pascual' fruit salad pots - manufactured in Spain;
1 x 'Camel' Roasted Cashews - manufactured in Singapore;
Have you found any foreign items on your own beach cleans?