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18 Photos Proving That We Are In Danger

Thankfully the pictures say it all. Because words escape me.

1. Mexico City, an overdeveloped metropolis with over 20 million inhabitants.


Pablo Lopez Luz

2. New Delhi, a megalopolis with more than 22 million inhabitants.


Google Earth/2014 Digital Globe

3. An elephant killed by poachers and left to rot.


Kristian Schmidt/Wild Aid

4. The rainforest in flames - goats used to graze here.


Daniel Beltra

5. A dead albatross shows what happens when we litter. A living dumpster.


Chris Jordan

6. A herd farmer cannot withstand the stink of the Yellow River in Inner Mongolia.


Lu Guang

7. A waste incineration plant and its surroundings in Bangladesh.


M.R. Hasasn

8. The scars left behind from the mining of oil sands in the Canadian province of Alberta.


Garth Lentz

9. In Oregon, this thousand year old forest fell victim to the chain saw for a new dam.


Daniel Dancer

10. Excessive chemtrails over London.


Ian Wylie

11. The beginning of Black Friday at an electronics store in Boise, Idaho.


Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman

12. Tons (literally) of broken electronics end up in developing countries and are stripped for precious metals by using deadly substances.


Peter Essick

13. The Mir Mine in Russia, the largest diamond mine in the world.


Google Earth/ 2014 Digital Globe

14. While the entire world watched the events of Fukushima, a massive heat and power station was burning just a few miles away. All attempts to extinguish it were fruitless.


Mainichi Newspapers/AFLO

15. To the last drop: an oilfield in California and the merciless overexploitation of humans.


Mark Gamba/Corbis

16. A lignite power plant contaminates the air with its discharges.


Jason Hawkes

17. This polar bear starved to death in Svalvard, Norway.


Ashley Cooper

18. The Indonesian surfer Dede Surinaya rides a wave of filth and trash (Java, Indonesia).


Zak Noyle

“Only when the last tree has been cut down, the last fish been caught, and the last stream poisoned, will we realize we cannot eat money.” ― Cree Indian Prophecy

This prophecy is becoming a more and more brutal reality. But, even today, not every person is aware of the horrible effects our lifestyles have on nature. So share these evocative pictures with everyone.


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