Maria Desgraces DaSilva, a native of Brazil, searches for trash far from Ipanema. The Friends of Tigertail did their bit during the 2011 International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, retrieving trash from the beach, and tabulating the data for a worldwide snapshot of human impact on the oceans. Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
The trash didn’t stand a chance. By nine a.m., Tigertail already had 51 volunteers registered and out cleaning up the beach, and more showing up, for the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup.
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