Why are Nike trainers washing up on beaches?
25 June 2019
On the evening of 3 March 2018, off the coast of North Carolina, the Maersk Shanghai was caught in a storm. A stack of its cargo-laden containers toppled overboard. Months later footwear started washing up on beaches in Bermuda, the Bahamas, Ireland and Orkney.
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