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Plastic bottles choke beach in Konavle

By  Dec 11, 2017

Gale force south winds battered the Dubrovnik coastline today bringing roiling seas and rain for most of the day.

And as the Adriatic crashed into the shoreline so did the plastic bottles that we are unfortunately used to with these weather conditions. A reader sent us this photo and video showing piles of plastic bottles washed up on the beach in the picturesque village of Molunat in Konavle.

The vast majority of these plastic bottles are brought with the winds from Albania, which can be proved with the labels still on the bottles, and not only Konavle but also the island of Mljet have problems collecting huge amounts of plastic.