Tuesday , 12 December 2017

Powerful Images Showing The Devastating Effects Of Overpopulation

It’s no secret that we are exploiting our planet and running out of resources at the speed of light, but many people refuse to take notice. These unbelievable photos of environmental damage, collected into a book by environmental awareness platform Global Population Speak Out, show the harsh realities of the ecological and social tragedies that Earth is suffering. Its title: “Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot.”

Surfing on a wave full of trash in Java (Indonesia), the world’s most populated island

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

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The Yellow river in Mongolia is so polluted that it’s almost impossible to breathe near it

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Ken River oil field, California (USA) – exploited since 1899

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Fire at oil platform in Gulf of Mexico, April 2010

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Landscape full of trash in Bangladesh

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Indonesian forest transformed into palm plantation

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Part of the Amazonian jungle in Brazil, burnt down to be “repurposed”

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World’s biggest excavator, Bagger 288, used to extract coal in Tagebau Hambach strip mine (Germany)

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Landfill in Accra (Ghana).

Our electronic rubbish usually ends up in Third-World countries

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Mexico City landscape, 20 million inhabitants

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Albatross killed by excessive plastic ingestion in Midway Islands

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Landscape covered in greenhouses , Almeria (Spain)

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Tar-rich zone in Alberta, Canada destroyed by mining and toxic wastes

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The Maldives are flooding because of global warming and human action. They will sink in 50 years

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Mir mine, Russia. This gigantic hole is the world’s biggest diamond mine.

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Enormous iceberg melting near Svalbard island in Norway

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3 comments

  1. To anyone who has the sadz seeing these pics, kill yourselves. ASAP.

    You are part of the problem after all. Hurry up now…

  2. It’s funny when images of human progress are misrepresented as destructive or tragic. If not for the harnessing of resources as depicted here, our modern life of comfort and plenty would not be possible.

  3. The Maldive Islands are NOT “sinking” due to so-called global warming. They are sinking due to subsidence, which occurs when you pump out ground water. Also, for the record, islands have come and gone since the beginning of the world. In fact, the land masses themselves are moving, buckling, eroding and being reformed by rocks being forced up from below the Earth’s crust.

    Seriously, people need to study some geology before they make ignorant, unfounded predictions.

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