Bali's battle against plastic pollution

A video of a British diver swimming through swathes of rubbish off the coast of Bali has shown the extent of plastic waste floating in Indonesia's waters.
The footage captured earlier this week by Rich Horner showed him swimming in Manta Point, a famous diving site about 20km from the popular tourist island.
He told the BBC the sight was "horrifying".
Is it normal to see so much plastic in Bali's waters? It's no secret that Bali has a problem with rubbish, but even Mr Horner, a Bali resident, said he had "never seen anything on this scale" before.
Similarly, a diving... read more

 
7 March 2018 in World News, Views: 46
Source: BBC
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