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Last Updated: Thursday July 29 2010 12:43 GMT

In pics: Sea clean-up finds lots of litter

Shopping trolley found by Neptune's Army of Rubbish Cleaners

You wouldn't believe some of the things being found by a team of divers doing a clean-up off the Welsh coast - check out this shopping trolley!

Kitchen sink found by Neptune's Army of Rubbish Cleaners

Yes, your eyes are right - it's a kitchen sink. Neptune's Army of Rubbish Cleaners have also found microwaves and fridges that've been dumped in the Pembrokeshire sea.

Bikes found by Neptune's Army of Rubbish Cleaners

People who can't be bothered to recycle properly have dumped stuff out at sea - like these bikes. The litter damages the seabed and hurts marine wildlife.

Angling litter found by Neptune's Army of Rubbish Cleaners

Another problem is that angling kit gets left behind and can injure and kill sea creatures.

Smoothhead shark found by Neptune's Army of Rubbish Cleaners

This dogfish and smoothhead shark have been caught up in fishing line.

Dogfish tangled up in litter found by Neptune's Army of Rubbish Cleaners

NARC's David Jones says kids can help with the problem by making sure they pick up their litter when they're on the beach - and by joining a local beach clean-up group.



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