We often don’t even think about the seriousness of our actions. Earth is the only planet in the Solar System where the environmental factors necessary for our survival are present. Yet we ignore our environment, despite the many organisations, videos and scientific opinions, we continue to work out how we can make our home even more destructive. 😢
1These Filipino children are trying to find things to sell in a rubbish bin.
2Leo seal caught in a fishing net.
3Oil fire in the Gulf of Mexico, April 2010.
4Waste tyre dump in the Nevada desert.
5Bird killed by ingested plastic waste.
6Traces of deforestation in Oregon’s Willamette National Forest Park.
7This is a completely ordinary sight for the inhabitants of Bangladesh.
8Indirectly ignited forest fire in a Brazilian jungle.
9An elephant killed by poachers.
10An area of the Canadian province of Alberta after oil extraction.
11The Yellow River in Mongolia is so stinky and polluted that it is impossible to stand near it.
12A field of foil tents in southern Spain, visible from space.
13California oil field, or more precisely, what’s left after it’s been drained.
14A melting glacier that has turned into a makeshift waterfall.
15An Indonesian surfer riding a wave.
16Mountain tops in Canada almost completely bald due to logging.
17Tyre tire graveyard at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.
18A polar bear on the remnants of a sinking glacier.
19Citarum River – the world’s most polluted river.
20A turtle deformed by plastic waste stuck to its shell.