Environment

Indian ocean's most important turtle nesting site has a plastics problem

Around 2.5 billion people live on the shores of the Indian Ocean - from East Africa to the Arabian Peninsula, the Indian sub-continent and Southeast Asia.

Buoyant plastics travel thousands of miles, from as far away as Indonesia.

On Aldabra, one of the world's largest atolls, it's affecting the island's vulnerable wildlife.

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Printable version | Feb 17, 2020 3:11:10 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/indian-oceans-most-important-turtle-nesting-site-has-a-plastics-problem/article26592130.ece

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