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High turnout expected for International Coastal Cleanup Day on GB

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas — The 37th annual International Coastal Cleanup Day will take place Saturday, September 17, at various beaches throughout Grand Bahama, from Eight Mile Rock to Gold Rock beach at Lucayan National Park. According to Anitha Robinson, Senior Executive/Sustainable Tourism, within the Ministry of Tourism, the difference between other beach cleanup projects and an international coastal cleanup is that the international cleanup collects data. “So, as they collect the garbage, we will be collecting data, so that we can find out exactly what is the most common type of litter on our beaches,” Ms. Robinson pointed out. “With that data information, we will be able to identify the kind of litter that is thrown on our beaches and it will help u...