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These Disturbing Photos of Aquatic Animals Depict Harsh Reality Of Plastic Pollution

Hermit Crabs use second-hand shells to keep their soft bodies protected from other predators. However, Redditor Hscmidt found this Hermit Crab in Cuba that has chosen to stay inside a toothpaste cap. Why? Because for this crab, there is nothing available in the ocean instead of plastic!

The image of this crab is just one of the many images that depict how global warming affects us. Here we bring you some facts and images which we cannot afford to overlook and which tell us that we need to begin conserving the nature, NOW!

These Disturbing Photos of Aquatic Animals Depict Harsh Reality Of Plastic Pollution

These Disturbing Photos of Aquatic Animals Depict Harsh Reality Of Plastic Pollution

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When the image was uploaded on reddit, one user commented 'At first I thought this was cute, but then I realise (sic) what it actually means.'

When the image was uploaded on reddit, one user commented ‘At first I thought this was cute, but then I realise (sic) what it actually means.’

The hermit crab using a plastic shelter only means that we have generated so much plastic waste that even nature has begin incorporating it in its cycle.

The hermit crab using a plastic shelter only means that we have generated so much plastic waste that even nature has begin incorporating it in its cycle.

This photo of a dead albatross from last year underlined the problems of global warming. The bird seemed to have eaten a lot of plastic waste because it could find nothing else.

This photo of a dead albatross from last year underlined the problems of global warming. The bird seemed to have eaten a lot of plastic waste because it could find nothing else.

8 million tons of plastic waste ends up in the oceans every year. However some scientists believe that the true figures could well be 12.7 million tonnes.

8 million tons of plastic waste ends up in the oceans every year. However some scientists believe that the true figures could well be 12.7 million tonnes.

Almost every nation creates a lot of pollution.

Almost every nation creates a lot of pollution.

This plastic waste has endangered the existence of more than 400 species of aquatic animals and birds.

This plastic waste has endangered the existence of more than 400 species of aquatic animals and birds.

It is estimated that since 2010 to 2025, a total of 155 million tonnes of plastic waste would be dumped in the oceans, enough to kill every bird and every animal living on the coasts!

It is estimated that since 2010 to 2025, a total of 155 million tonnes of plastic waste would be dumped in the oceans, enough to kill every bird and every animal living on the coasts!

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