22+ Heartbreaking Photos Of Pollution That Will Inspire You To Recycle

20 million Americans mobilized on April 22, 1970; 30 years later, that number was up to 200 million citizens of the Earth. What was the cause that brought these people together? The desire to make the Earth a better place. Earth Day is not a holiday, but an annual event dedicated to demonstrating support for environmental action.

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    #1 Tortoise Trapped By Plastic

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    #2 Turtle Trapped In Plastic Waste Couldn't Grow

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    #3 Koala Lost Her Home

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    #4 Bird In Oil Spill

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    #5 Albatross Killed By Excessive Plastic Ingestion In Midway Islands (North Pacific)

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    #6 Stork Trapped In Plastic

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    #7 Suffering Seal Not Safe In Its Own Habitat

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    #8 Oiled Penguins

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    #9 Surfing On A Wave Full Of Trash In Java (Indonesia), The World’s Most Populated Island

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    #10 He Spends Each Morning Looking For Recyclable Plastic That He Can Sell For 35 Cents Per Kilo To Help His Family

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    #11 Fake Hong Kong Skyline For Tourists

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    #12 Seal's Nose Trapped In Plastic Waste

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    #13 Bird In Oil Spill

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    #14 Boy Swimming In Polluted Water In India

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    #15 Child Drinks Water From Stream In Fuyuan County, Yunnan Province

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    #16 Girl Walks Through Smog In Beijing, Where Small-Particle Pollution Is 40 Times Over International Safety Standard

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    #17 Worker Cleans Away Dead Fish At A Lake In Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province

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

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    #19 Mexico City Landscape, 20 Million Inhabitants

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    #20 Child Swims In A Polluted Reservoir, Pingba

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    #21 Landscape Full Of Trash In Bangladesh

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    #22 Man Cleans Up Oil Spill In Dalian Port, Liaoning

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