Members of Papahanaumokuakea Marine Debris clean up the shores of Hawaii

Hawaii’s shores are now a little cleaner. Divers from the Marine Debris project go down without oxygen to the bottom of the Honolulu seas to rid Hawaiian reefs of debris. The expedition began in July and they have collected almost 50 thousand kilos of waste, in all the uninhabited islands of the archipelago. The biggest residues they face are these ghost nets that are abandoned, preventing their marine inhabitants from living in their natural habitat. They are the consequences of the pollution of the oceans.

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