Bournemouth Echo reports on the Badboats campaign

Warnings have been given about the environmental impact of glass fibre boats sinking in Poole Harbour.

At a meeting of BCP Council recently, resident Phil Hanchett called on BCP Council to support a campaign which aims to collect the sunken vessels in the harbour.

Speaking to councillors at the full council meeting in November, he said: "Following a recent study in Chichester Harbour it was found that derelict glass fibre boats do not biodegrade; rather they break into strands that can cause cancer in aquatic organisms and become part of the food chain in the form of microplastics.

by Katie Clark, Deputy Editor, Bournemouth Echo
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Wednesday, 22 May 2024

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