Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Reef Cleaning Report - another 15kg of rubbish hauled out !

Just as every month, hosts and guests at Gili Lankanfushi undertook the Reef Cleaning activity last Sunday. After a 45 minute dive at the One Palm Island Reef, we surfaced with 15kg of rubbish, composed mainly of fishing line, plastic bottles and aluminum cans - all of these seem to be a big problem in the Maldives (judging from our findings during reef cleanups). Oddest item this month - a pair of fins, one of the fins had a small chunk bitten out of it - a curious triggerfish is likely to be responsible for that...