Face Masks Are Polluting Hong Kong’s Beaches Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

Date: 2020-03-16 02:13:54


Face masks are in high demand with the coronavirus pandemic, but they’re also ending up as garbage washed ashore on Hong Kong’s beaches.

Marine conservationists OceansAsia say they could end up in the bellies of dolphins and turtles.

OceansAsia’s Gary Stokes found face masks washing up on the beaches of the remote Soko Islands.

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