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How This Diverís Coastal Cleanup Plan Has Turned Him into a Hero

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Canadian diver Shawn Bath is fed up with the coves and harbors of his home, the Twillingate Islands off Newfoundland's northeastern shore, being used as dumpsites. So he has taken it upon himself to start cleaning them up, and he has taken a year off work to do it.

"Everywhere I've dove has been pretty much the same thing -- garbage, tires, rubber boots, rubber coats," he told CBC News.

And that's what Bath, a 21-year commercial diver, recovers from the depths. He had been waiting for years for someone else to take on the clean-up effort, but realized he'd better do it himself before he gets too old. In the 10 months since he started, Bath has pulled up more than 1,000 car tires. He also formed a non-profit group called Clean Harbours Initiative (

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