Hundreds of Tons of Garbage Dumped on Local Shores From Typhoon Danas

Efforts are ongoing throughout Busan’s beaches to clean up the garbage left by Typhoon Danas.

An official from Songjeong Beach said that authorities have collected about 10 tons of garbage on Sunday, and authorities estimate about 70 tons of seaweed drifted onto the beach.

In Haeundae, mass amounts of garbage from the ocean have been pushed onto the sand.

Gwangalli Beach — Image screenshot from Busan Ilbo

On the 21st, the authorities collected about 8 tons of garbage and collected 30 tons more yesterday.

A similar situation is happening on Gwangalli, where 30 tons of trash was collected on Sunday alone.

A professor from Pukyong National University said that these are only parts of the trash amassed in the oceans, and do not show the seriousness and the entirety of the situation.

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