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No modern substance has insinuated itself into daily life more thoroughly than plastic. Made from oil and natural gas, containing toxic chemicals and confoundingly durable, plastic is everywhere, causing massive environmental damage and posing a health danger to people and other living things.

The world in a Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) has built a nest using plastic garbage: photo by Thue SO SAD.

Hazardous finds: lighters, hair curlers, pegs, toys - This albatross mother has lined her nest with all kinds of plastic waste culled from the beach and sea. Many sea birds mistake plastic particles for food and feed them to their offspring.

Trash regurgitated by birds in colony, Phoebastria immutabilis, Hawaiian Leeward Islands

When you don’t have thumbs to help out, it’s hard to get out of a sticky situation. About one million sea birds and 100,000 sea mammals are killed annually because of garbage in the ocean.

20 Haunting Photos Of Environmental Pollution

The corpse of a dead albatross filled with plastic litter. Nature's beauty ruined by our own hands.

"The hermit crab forced to live in a toothpaste cap: Heartbreaking image shows the harsh reality of Earth's plastic pollution."

Heartbreaking image shows the reality of Earth's plastic pollution

"The hermit crab forced to live in a toothpaste cap: Heartbreaking image shows the harsh reality of Earth's plastic pollution.

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The Tragic Truth Behind 'Alien-Like Creature' Caught On Film

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These Are the Most Dangerous Kinds of Plastic Polluting the Ocean | TakePart

A new study identifies the 20 most deadly forms of plastic killing sea turtles, marine mammals, and seabirds.

This photo of a dolphin lying motionless in an empty tank illustrates a shocking reality that is just one aspect of life in captivity for marine animals.

Shocking Photo of Dolphin In Waterless Pool Shows Why We Need to #EmptyTheTanks

Shocking Photo of Dolphin In Waterless Pool Shows Why We Need to


Award-winning filmmaker Alison Teal, from Hawaii, visited Thilafushi – or Trash Island - an artificial island created as a municipal landfill situated to the west of Malé.


Time to Save the Ocean with Parley

Overfishing, pollution, habitat loss, and climate change – the oceans are in danger (photo credit Parley for the Oceans) “We all love the oceans” is the .

Plastic pollution: Alison lies on her surfboard as she navigates plastic waste that has washed up around the islands in the Maldives

Incredible photos show mountains of plastic bottles washed in Maldives

Alison’s Adventures plastic paddled out.

Crimes Against Marine Life Exhibit - humpback whale entangled in a gill net

Crimes Against Marine Life- Endangered humpback whale entangled in a gill net

composting kitty litter. It's perfectly safe as long as your compost pile gets hot enough.

How to Compost Your Cat’s Litter

As national awareness of a global ecological crisis is being risen, cat-and-dog-owners are looking for more and more ways to raise green pets. While composting your cat’s litter isn’t l…

A Tsunami of Trash Reaches Our Shores Every Year

A Tsunami of Trash Reaches Our Shores Every Year

2011 statistics published by Ocean Conservancy. Shows how marine wildlife is impacted by floating trash and debris in oceans and waterways.

“Most of the deep sea remains unexplored by humans, and these are our first visits to many of these sites,” says Kerry Howell, one of the authors on the PLoS ONE paper. “But we were shocked to find that our rubbish has got there before us.” | photograph: Forest Starr and Kim Starr, much of the plastic beached on Midway Atoll finds its way into the stomachs of seabirds like this juvenile Laysan albatross

The shocking build up of junk in Europe's seas

Albatross remains - plastic trash is killing the world

Water Pollution- Why should we care? National Geographic video

Child swims in a polluted reservoir, Pingba - 42 Shocking Photos Showing Severe Pollution In China Best of Web Shrine