Simon Reeve visits an island of rubbish
On his journey for BBC Two series ‘Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve’, Simon discovers where the Maldives dumps its rubbish. Twenty years ago this was a coral island but now up to 300 tonnes of trash are shipped here every day. Environmentalists are worried that the toxins here are seeping into the sea.
Available since: Thu 26 Apr 2012
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Simon Reeve travels from Oman to the Maldives via Mumbai, the Indian Ocean's biggest port.
First broadcast: 20 May 2012
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