Ship-breaking is very ecologically unfriendly activity and there are only three countries in the world providing places for ship scrapping: Turkey, India and Bangladesh. Developed world sends its ships to die in the developing world, easy. When the lifespan of the ship reaches 25-30 years it is sent to ship-breaking port where it’s dismantled till the last bolt and screw-nut.
Pieces of asbestos and other filth are scattered along the coast. After inhaling the asbestos dust the first symptoms of disease will reveal within 5-10 years, so you can imagine how healthy the Alang shipbreakers are. Nature protection activities are out of the question.