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500 kg trash removed by Coast Guard from under water

The Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday carried out underwater clean up off the Kovalam beach to mark the World Environment Day and removed 500 kg of trash.

IANS Reported by: IANS Chennai Published on: June 05, 2019 20:10 IST
The Indian Coast Guard carried out underwater clean up off
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The Indian Coast Guard carried out underwater clean up off the Kovalam beach

The Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday carried out underwater clean up off the Kovalam beach to mark the World Environment Day and removed 500 kg of trash.

The Coast Guard, along with M/s Dive India, conducted the clean-up. 

Underwater debris clean-up is a regular phenomenon in popular public beaches around the world. 

This is the first time such efforts were made in Indian waters to remove sunken debris, nets and other items, an official statement said. 

Also Read | World Environment Day 2019: Eco-friendly measures that will save the depleting environment

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