Seabed clean-up campaign launched in Saudi Arabia’s Farasan Islands

Seabed clean-up campaign launched in Saudi Arabia’s Farasan Islands
It was also one of the activities to take place as part of Saudi Environment Week. (Getty Images)
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Updated 26 March 2021

Seabed clean-up campaign launched in Saudi Arabia’s Farasan Islands

Seabed clean-up campaign launched in Saudi Arabia’s Farasan Islands

FARASAN ISLANDS: Scuba divers and volunteers took part in a seabed and beach clean-up campaign on Thursday in the Farasan Islands.
Divers collected more than 700 kilos of garbage and waste during the campaign, which aims to spread awareness about the environment and volunteering, as well as protecting sea life.
The campaign was supervised by the Fisheries of the Farasan Islands, the governorate’s municipality, the Border Guards command, and the local branches of the National Center for Wildlife and the Red Crescent. 
It was also one of the activities to take place as part of Saudi Environment Week.
Farasan Gov. Hussain Al-Hazmi stressed the importance of such activities in strengthening the concept of sound wildlife and Islamic values in preserving the environment, and in elevating the level of responsibility of individuals toward the environment.

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