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International guests help clean up Da Nang beach

By Nguyen Dong   June 27, 2018 | 01:17 am PT
Local residents and members of the Global Environment Facility group pick up trash on Da Nang beach.

Around 600 people participated in beach clean-up organized on Tuesday by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in partnership with the Global Environment Facility (GEF), an international NGO.

Delegates of GEF are having fun while picking up trash at Nguyen Tat Thanh Beach in Da Nang City. The group is here in Da Nang to participate in its the six days event Sixth Assembly and Associated Meetings.

GEF delegates pose for a picture before beginning to pick trash from the Nguyen Tat Thanh Beach in Da Nang in Vietnam's central coast.

High school and college students, and many volunteers contribute in the clean up process. The events purpose is to gain public attention about ocean plastic waste environment issue.

High school and college students as well as many other volunteers join the clean-up. The event aimed to raise public awareness about plastic waste choking the oceans.

Local authorities in their uniforms and gloves also join in.

Policemen from different departments lend a hand, too.

The group pick up lots of plastic bags and bottles, and other objects along Phu Loc canal as it clustered with trashes when the rain season hits.

A lot of plastic bags and bottles, and other objects along Phu Loc canal were picked up.

The trash collected are carefully recorded for recycle and research purposes.

The trash collected is recorded for recycling and research purposes.

Representatives from the Ministry and GEF are planting a tree to commemorate the event.

Representatives from Vietnam's environment ministry and GEF plant a tree to commemorate the event.

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