Monthly Archives: April 2010

MCA Podcast – Lanterns vs Flares

Focus produces, hosts and manages MCA Video News Podcasts for the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency. This latest podcast shows the dangerous confusion caused by launching Chinese Lanterns, because they look very similar to Emergency Flares used by mariners. They also cause serious problems for farmers, with animals ingesting the wire frames of the lanterns when they fall on to farmland.

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