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Months after plastic pellets pollute Sri Lankan beaches, cleanup continues

It is one of Sri Lanka's worst environmental disasters. Last May, a sinking ship dumped billions of tiny plastic pellets in the waters surrounding Sri Lanka. Here's how the cleanup is going ...

09/01/2021 9:58 PM

15 comments

  • Michelle J.
    09/03/2021 19:20

    i dont think plastic can or should be banned completely....for example many medical devices use plastic .However the problem is we produce way too much of it.nowadays everything is plastic due to cost and this needs to change.

  • Dawn E.
    09/02/2021 16:22

    This is an amazing effort to clean up our water! Thank you to all those involved!

  • Fazail M.
    09/02/2021 06:31

    I wanna know that these greedy corporations and the insurance companies are being fined and taxed and paying up to clean this mess. So tired of greedy capitalists getting away with not even a slap on the wrist. We have 1 planet..fine these fu(kers đŸ–•đŸŒ

  • Solomon T.
    09/02/2021 05:47

    Very sad..

  • Elaine K.
    09/02/2021 04:45

    There is still microsplastic everywhere and anywhere.

  • Ayesha H.
    09/02/2021 04:44

    NURDLES!!

  • Margot W.
    09/02/2021 03:03

    World wide ban of plastics is what should happen.

  • Bidushi R.
    09/02/2021 01:16

    Yes this is a high time to think about to ban plastics in every corner of this planet.

  • Liz K.
    09/02/2021 00:56

    One of the most significant environmental disasters in modern times and NO global news coverage after the initial event.

  • Antonio R.
    09/02/2021 00:11

    Ya va siendo hora de de que paguen por el dañó ocasionado y empezar a proivir el plåstico....

  • Brenda C.
    09/01/2021 23:00

    đŸ˜Ș

  • Alan T.
    09/01/2021 22:46

    Time to ban plastics

  • Buh B.
    09/01/2021 22:44

    This should be illegal PERIOD

  • Courtney W.
    09/01/2021 22:42

    Look what they are doing all parts ot the would..becouse of man recless behaver..to save planet earth.

  • Mihail G.
    09/01/2021 22:16

    Disaster...