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Picture taken at Mirissa Harbour on May 30th. In addition to the usual plastic trash on that beach now there a millions of litte plastic pellets that come from the ship X-Press Pearl. On 20 May 2021, the ship caught fire off the Sri Lankan coast of Colombo. On 27 May 2021, the vessel was engulfed in flames and lost containers, some of them including the plastic pellets spreading all over the west coast of Sri Lanka.

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