Tag Archives: plastic pollution

Wildlife and Earth Day in the time of COVID-19

Wildlife Wednesday and Earth Day all rolled into one. Happy Earth Day, everyone! Believe it or not, this marks the 50th year of celebrating Earth Day on April 22. I have to admit to not having been aware of Earth … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Feb 5/20

Image credit for fishbowl: Steffen Kraft aka ICONEO

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Jan 29/20

Image credit: Steffen Kraft aka ICONEO

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Dec 4/19

This 10-year old sperm whale, found washed up on a beach in the Outer Hebrides in  Scotland this past weekend, had an astounding 220 lbs of trash (plastic cups, netting, ropes, etc.) in its stomach.      

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Jul 17/19

Image credit: https://greenliving.lovetoknow.com/Effects_of_Water_Pollution

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Thirty years of damaging plastics

As follow-up to my recent Wordless Wednesday image, this blog post from blog Where on Earth is Francine uses words to powerfully convey our need to change our dependence on plastic, starting with bottled water. She ends with the quote, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Jul 3/19

It’s Wednesday. Let’s try another wordless offering. Image credit: https://blueocean.net/the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-of-plastic-pollution/  

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