I do pick up plastic and cigarette butts very often, it’s my contribution to help earth to stay healthy and beautiful. I’m ashamed and I feel sad, when I see what we, as a humans do to nature. I try to make a difference. Come and join me, pick up some plastic from the ground as well 🙂 . Together we can do more.
“Above all we must realize that each of us makes a difference with our life. Each of us impacts the world around us every single day. We have a choice to use the gift of our life to make the world a better place – or not to bother.”
“The greatest danger to our future is apathy.”
Good to know:
“Plastic Pollution Coalition is a growing global alliance of individuals, organizations, businesses, and policymakers working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impacts on humans, animals, waterways and oceans, and the environment.”
“For more than 50 years, global production and consumption of plastics have continued to rise. An estimated 299 million tons of plastics were produced in 2013, representing a 4 percent increase over 2012, and confirming and upward trend over the past years.(See: Worldwatch Institute – January 2015). In 2008, our global plastic consumption worldwide has been estimated at 260 million tons, and, according to a 2012 report by Global Industry Analysts, plastic consumption is to reach 297.5 million tons by the end of 2015.”
“Plastic bags can pose a significant threat to whales. In 2017 scientists at the University of Bergen retrieved 30 plastic bags from the stomach of a dead goose-beaked whale that was found on Norway’s west coast.”