Clean Sydney Waters – level 3

22-02-2021 15:00

Around 8 million tons of plastic enter the ocean every year, and Laura Stone, the Sydney by Kayak founder, has come up with a way to clean the Sydney Harbor. Guided groups tour Sydney Harbor by kayak while picking up plastic along the way.

According to Stone, kayaking is a great way to spend time outside in fresh air while exercising gently. During the coronavirus pandemic, people in Australia cannot travel and they´re looking for something to do that isn´t good only for them but also for the environment. At the same time, the whole idea is about sharing a message and teaching people about recycling and using less plastic.

The tours collect over 180 kilograms of trash a month, and people walking along the harbor have spotted that the water is clean and pristine.

Difficult words: kayak (a light, narrow boat with a small opening in the top to sit in), spot (to notice), pristine (unspoiled).

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