How Cruelly We Are Destroying Our Environment, These Pictures Show The Heartbreaking Reality

A picture is worth a thousand words.

How Cruelly We Are Destroying Our Environment, These Pictures Show The Heartbreaking Reality
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The rising pollution levels across the globe are a subject of worry for world leaders and environmentalists, as they have disturbed the ecological balance while causing harm to flora, fauna and humans.

The pictures below reflect the negative effects of not having a proper waste disposal system in place.

Also read: Shocking images show how we are going to kill ourselves soon.

This boy spends morning picking trash from sea shore in Manila, Philippines. He looks for recyclable plastic.

Boy near waste along sea shore

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A bird covered in oil spill.

Bird covered in oil spill

This albatross died due to excessive consumption of plastic.

A dead albatross

A boy swimming in the algae-filled coastline of Qingdao in China's, Shandong province.

Boy in algae-filled water
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Birds are meant to fly, but here is a stork stuck in plastic.

Stork stuck in plastic

A severely injured seal. It is suffering due to waste thrown in rivers, seas mindlessly.

A severely injured seal. It is suffering due to waste thrown in rivers, seas mindlessly.
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A surfer surfing on a sea wave containing rubbish in Java, Indonesia

A surfer
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Java is the most populated island in the world.

These tourists had to opt for a fake background in photo studio as the Hong Kong skyline was covered with haze due to air pollution.

Tourists in photo studio
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You can see how polluted the stream is from where this boy is drinking water.

Boy drinking water from polluted stream
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Penguins covered in oil.

Penguins covered in oil
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A worker trying to remove dead fish from a lake in Wuhan, China.

Clearing lake of dead fish

 It is time to take a stand and fight against environmental degradation.

Also read: Disturbing pictures revealing the harsh reality of our broken planet.

Aren't these pictures shocking?