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Dirty Beaches

Monday 14th April / posted by Chris Wheeldon

For the past two years the CSIRO has been surveying Australia’s beaches, collecting rubbish from every corner of the coast.

The study’s found that almost 150 million pieces of rubbish litter our shores and that it’s the most remote beaches that are the grottiest.

The CSIRO says it shows that not enough is being done to protect beaches and wildlife that lives there from littering.

Lead Researcher Dr Denise Hardesty came on Morning Mag to spread the news amongst our listeners. Play CSIRO

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