12 pictures that prove the ocean needs help

DEC 29, 2019 AT 10:23 AM

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2. Freedom Island in the Philippines Choked with Garbage

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The Philippines Islands are situated are at the crossroads of two powerful ocean currents, which has created serious issues. This picture was recently taken at one of the small island groups in the southern part of the country. It shows people struggling to remove an endless stream of garbage constantly flowing to the area.

3. The Indian Ocean Is Cluttered with Plastic

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The situation India has situation has worsened because of the garbage accumulating along the southern coast. There isn’t much people can do beyond finding ways to stop dumping garbage into the ocean. Beautiful beaches that were crowded 2-3 years ago are now filled with trash, discouraging visitors.