This should get the Cape’s wind up about plastic pollution

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This should get the Cape’s wind up about plastic pollution

Top researcher finds that 10 items account for about half of all plastic litter across Cape Town beaches

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A windy day at the beach may not be ideal, but Cape Town’s notorious gales help keep some of the city’s beaches pristine.

A study of pollution at five Cape Town beaches found Hout Bay was the cleanest, thanks to strong winds continually blowing litter away.

Another natural phenomenon, rain, was to blame for pushing a mountain of litter, mostly plastic, on to the coastline...

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