12 pictures that prove the ocean needs help

DEC 29, 2019 AT 10:23 AM

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6. Oil Spill at Deepwater Horizon

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This species of bird has suffered greatly from the environmental disaster caused by the oil spill after BP's drilling platform exploded. A decade after the event, hundreds of species have been forced to migrate elsewhere. Oil creates too many hazards for our planet. We need to explore more eco-friendly alternatives.

7. Marunda Beach, Indonesia Attracts Plastic Garbage

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Marunda Beach is another impacted area in the crossroads of two currents. A photographer wept when he saw these children trying to save their home from the unbelievable pollution caused by plastic.