‘A human disaster’: Piles of styrofoam washed up by Typhoon Mangkhut highlight Hong Kong’s marine trash problem

Hong Kong’s trash problem was once again brought to the fore after Typhoon Mangkhut ripped through the city on Sunday, scattering styrofoam and other synthetic material far and wide. The tropical cyclone brought a storm surge of up to 3.9 metres that flooded low-lying areas with marine refuse. Mangkhut hit the city with gale force […]