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A report says businesses in Europe are exporting highly polluting, high-sulphur diesel to the African market, exploiting weak fuel standards there.  Carl De Keyzer/Magnum Photos

Dirty diesel from European companies fuels pollution in Africa – in pictures

A report says businesses in Europe are exporting highly polluting, high-sulphur diesel to the African market, exploiting weak fuel standards there

Fabi Fliervoet on flickr creative common license. Why do people trash these beautiful beaches?

7 35 billion gallons of pollution enter the ocean ever single day, harming marine ecosystems and life. Today the ocean is more acidic than it has been in the last years.

20 Haunting Photos Of Environmental Pollution | PressRoomVIP - Part 16

20 Haunting Photos Of Environmental Pollution

Philippine Kid Picks Plastic Wastes In Seawater Of Manila Bay. A boy swims through trash-filled waters in the Philippines, one of the most polluted nations in the world. Just imagine if all of that garbage had been recycled…

Have you thought about where your plastic trash goes? Check out how it effects the marine life that depend on the ocean!

Student Plans to Create First Ever Map Depicting Floating Plastic in Ocean :( Save the turtles.

One image in photographer Kim Preston's series "Plastic Pacific," which uses everyday household items to draw attention to the growing plastic pollution in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

Everyday Objects Photographed to Look Like Sea Creatures

The Pacific Trash Vortex, also known as the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch," is an area the size of Texas in the Pacific ocean in which there's 6 times the a

This picture is brief yet horrifying. It shows show us humans have such a thirst for fossil fuels and leave so much trash in the waters, that it is majorly effecting the animals of the sea. It is encouraging humans to refrain from tossing waste going into the ocean and other harmful substances .

"Our hunger for fossil fuels is destroying the oceans" poster by AirDuster. A mock up WWF Pollution Campaign Poster.

What’s the size of Texas, made of plastic, and floating in the Pacific Ocean?  If you guessed the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” you’re right.  The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is also known as the largest landfill in the world, and unfortunately it is not found in a thoroughly planned, designed and controlled waste management facility — it’s found in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

What’s the size of Texas, made of plastic, and floating in the Pacific Ocean?

On Aug. Scripps Institution of Oceanography SEAPLEX researchers encountered a large ghost net with tangled rope, net, plastic, and various biological organisms.

Water Pollution information - Fabrien Cousteaus - Warning to the World.

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

In fact, Earth's largest landfill isn't on land at all. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch stretches for hundreds of miles across the North Pacific Ocean, forming a nebulous, floating junk yard on the high seas.

Obvious water pollution threatens & damages marine life & people who live on waterways.

11 Obvious water pollution threatens & damages marine life & people who live on waterways.

27 imagens que comprovam que estamos em perigo. A n°7 me deixou boquiaberto.

27 imagens que comprovam que estamos em perigo. A n°7 me deixou boquiaberto.

No one knows for sure but scientists think over six million tons of marine debris may be entering our ocean every year. One of the reasons Project AWARE is collecting marine debris data from divers is to help build a clear picture of the underwater trash that threatens ocean life. With this knowledge, we can make more effective decisions when it comes to waste management policies.

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What is the impact of our plastic use on the ocean's animal life? A new infographic from Project AWARE sheds a bit of light on the sheer scale of the problem, and the incredible number of animals affected by our plastic problem.

Surfing paradise has a serious trash problem. Zak Noyle's remarkable photos illustrate how disgusting it can be in some parts of Indonesia; 'I kept thinking I would see a dead body of some sort'

Surfing paradise has a serious trash problem

The picture was taken off the coast of Java in Indonesia and shows Indonesia's most famous surfer Dede Suryana surfing through an enormous trash filled wave. The glides through the wave as bits of debris and trash roll over the top of him.

"...as we maltreat land, we have been maltreating our spring of life and now oceans are quite ill because of our activities: less fish but more plastic, less pure water but more oil, less coral but more garbage. That’s why today, not tomorrow, we must do our best to save oceans if we still want to have a future on this planet."

9 Political Cartoons That Put Climate Change In Perspective

The Niels Bugge Cartoon Award asked illustrators and cartoonists from around the world to submit drawings based on a basic theme: climate - "Oceans are in our hands".

Miles of litter: Thilafushi is an artificial island in the Maldives where about 400 tonnes of rubbish is dumped every day

Incredible photos show mountains of plastic bottles washed in Maldives

The Other Side of the Postcard: Photos Highlight Massive Island of Plastic Trash in the Maldives "Trash Island" is Thilafushi, a manmade island.

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