These Powerful Images Showing The Devastation Humans Have Caused on Earth Is The Perfect Wake Up Call!

There is nothing new about the news that our environment and planet are both suffering extensively with pollution every day. Despite that, the thought rarely enters our minds when we’re throwing recyclables into the garbage, puting gas in our cars, or buying plastic water bottles.

Ever since the industrial revolution, humans have been keen on competing to dig out resources and in the process, there has been deforestation, oil spills, endangered animals, and the loss of thousands of lives. Now, at the same time, we know that going vegan won’t solve the problem immediately, but it will get us somewhere.

This collection of photographs below is a powerful wake-up call to make us realize how badly we have ruined our planet!

Surfing on a Wave of Trash in Java (Indonesia), the World’s Most Populated Island

National Willamette forest, Oregon (USA), 99% Deforested

The Yellow River in Mongolia, So Polluted it’s Almost Impossible to Breathe Near It

Ken River Oil Field, California (USA) – Exploited Since 1899

Fire at an Oil Platform in Gulf of Mexico, April 2010

Landscape Full of Garbage in Bangladesh

Indonesian Forest Transformed into Palm Plantation

Part of the Amazonian Jungle in Brazil, Burnt Down to be “Repurposed”

World’s Biggest Excavator, the Bagger 288, Used to Extract Coal in Tagebau Hambach Strip Mine (Germany)

Landfill in Accra (Ghana). Our Electronic Rubbish Usually Ends Up in Third-World Countries

Mexico City Landscape, 20 Million Inhabitants

Albatross Killed by Excessive Plastic Ingestion in Midway Islands (North Pacific)

Landscape Covered in Greenhouses in Almeria (Spain)

Tar-rich Zone in Alberta, Canada Destroyed by Mining and Toxic Wastes

The Maldives Flooding Because of Global Warming and Human Action; They Will Sink Completely in 50 years

Mir Mine, Russia. This Gigantic Hole is the World’s Biggest Diamond Mine.

Enormous Iceberg Melting Near Svalbard Island in Norway

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