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A group of Oxford graduate students is spending five weeks taking part in the Aldabra Clean-Up Project – an ambitious collaboration between the University of Oxford and the Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF).

Volunteers cleaning up the Aldabra beach. Photo credit: Seychelles Islands Foundation © Seychelles Islands Foundation
Aldabra beach clean. Photo credit: Seychelles Islands Foundation
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