Since the start of last week, divers and a specially equipped boat with lifting gear have been fishing out hundreds of tyres. Photo: AFP

France tries to fix massive environmental flop – a sea sanctuary made of 25,000 car tyres near Cannes

Study finds France’s Mediterranean ‘tyre reef’ was leaking toxic chemicals into the environment, including heavy metals, which are a threat to human life

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Since the start of last week, divers and a specially equipped boat with lifting gear have been fishing out hundreds of tyres. Photo: AFP
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