This pink helium balloon was still floating in the air. It might have been a Happy Birthday for some Princess, but it is not happy news for marine life when a balloon is not disposed off properly and ends up on the shore. Balloons kill sea turtles painfully and slowly. Please do not release helium balloons!
Large blue drums above the high water mark. They probably didn't float there.
$1.4m a year to clean up! Wouldn't it make more sense to prevent as much trash from being tossed into the sea in the first place? By providing fish farms with a reasonable and practical way to dispose of their trash responsibly.
More about these mysterious pipes in this old post.
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Yes, good coastal water quality begins well upstream. All agencies and the public need to do their part so that we can enjoy good water. Which is good for marine life, good for fish farms and good for people.
Despite these pressures, there are lush seagrass meadows and marine life at Pasir Ris! More about the marinelife at Pasir Ris today.
- What is AVA doing about dead farm fishes being dumped into the water?
- Trashy Pasir Park and fish farms
- Mysterious goings on at Pasir Ris
- Trashy Pasir Ris: where does the rubbish come from?
- Pasir Ris: mystery pipes discharging to the sea
- Pasir Ris floating security barrier: some questions
- Update on mass fish deaths in the East Johor Strait