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The world’s most remote island is covered in 38 million pieces of trash-Google Street View Provided

An isolated and uninhabited outlying the coast of New Zealand was found to have its beaches covered in garbage.

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Henderson Island is about the most remote place you can visit without leaving the planet.

To get to Henderson Island, a traveler must travel to the middle of the South Pacific. Henderson Island is 3,500 miles from New Zealand in one direction and another 3,500 miles from South America in the other. It would require a from the United Stated to Tasmania to Tahiti

Once in Tahiti, a traveler would catch a small, once-a-week plane to the Gambier Islands, join a freight ship that was en route from New Zealand, and ask it to change course for Henderson.

No ship travels there unless you specifically ask it to do so.

Let’s hope more ships will be considering the lift, as Henderson Island has been found to have at least 38 million pieces of trash on its coasts.

Researcher, Jennifer Lavers from New Zealand travelled to a tiny uninhabited island in the pacific found 38 million piece of trash which was made up of  mostly plastic. Plastic toy soldiers, dominos, toothbrushes and hundreds of hardhats of every shape, size and color researchers says it’s the highest amount of trash they found over the world so far a researcher from Australia.

Lavers knew what she would find on the tiny island because Google Earth can gave her the bird’s eye view on “street level”.

You can see for yourself. Pull Henderson Island up on Google Maps and drag the yellow avatar to the bottom of the eastern beach. Now, start walking. It starts unobtrusively: a bottle here, a bit of tubing there. But soon, the scraps pile up until the sand is carpeted in multi-colored junk.

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