One million shoes and hundreds of thousands of pieces of plastic discovered from an Australian Island

Friday, 17 May 2019 - 14:20


A study has revealed that one million shoes and more than three hundred thousand pieces of plastic have been washed up on the coast of Cocos Island between Australia and Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean.

Foreign media reported that this has been revealed in an Australian Science Study Report.

The Marine Environmentalists who conducted this study said that plastic water bottles, shoes, slippers, hats and tooth brushes were among the most commonly seen on the Cocos Island.

During a similar study carried out in the year 2017, on the Fanderson Island in the Southern Pacific Ocean it was revealed that there were 38 million pieces of plastic and they weighed 17 tons.

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