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Tourists cleaning the shores on Amsterdamøya, Svalbard

Tourist enthusiastically took part in trips organised by Oceanwide Expeditions for cleaning the beaches of Northwest Spitsbergen. 2016 approximately 16 cubic metres of waste was collected from a total of 4.25nm of beach. The garbage was sorted onboard and with the assistance of Sysselmannen and the Svalbard Environmental Fund it has now been disposed of in a proper manner.

Year: 2016

From album: Arctic Biodiversity

Photographer: Peter Prokosch

Tags: Mountains

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