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On Dec.15th Egyptian volunteers started the clean-up of the Nile river in Egyptian capital. the volunteers’ clean-up is part of the Very Nile project to clean the ancient waterway. Volunteers removed a vast amount of plastic waste, sufficient to be contained in 30 boats. Plastic waste was mixed with water lilies, algae.
According to local media garbage has clogged many canals along the Nile (photo CairoScene) meant to irrigate fields and feed villages. Egyptian governement is not involved in the project.
(19th december, 2018)