Karachi News: A coastal cleaning activity was held on Saturday, had been organized by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Pakistan with the collaboration of Commercial Sea view Organization, Clifton, Sandspit and Hawksbay beaches in Karachi. In which around 800 volunteers, students, and local citizens participated.
This activity was aimed to save the marine life as well as freshwater from the poisonous effect of plastic pollution.
The Saturday’s cleanup campaign covered about six km beach area collecting approximately 140 bags of rubbish.
On this occasion the WWF- Pakistan’s Regional Head of Sindh and Balochistan-Mr. Baber Khan expressed that marine life is facing danger coz plastic pollution. Many of the marine animals like marine turtles, sea birds whales, dolphins, etc are bearing the death hazards unluckily which shows that we are going to be deprived of such wealth biodiversity very soon.
The use of plastic is getting higher day to day which is very harmful to us and this must be stopped soon as possible to protect our environment, Mr. Baher added.
He also requested the local citizens of Karachi to show their roles individually in this cause as every little effort has can greatly influence our present lives and can save our environment for our generations to come.