The non-disposal of plastic is a global problem that’s affecting our oceans, beaches, and cities too. One famous destination is suffering the same fate, thanks to us humans.
Earlier a heavenly destination for tourists and couples – the Pink beach in Indonesia’s Komodo National Park is also drowning in heaps of plastics, due to human ignorance.
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2018 PINK BEACH —> 2019 PLASTIC BEACH 😱 : These two photos were taken in exactly the same spot one year apart from each other 😱😭 : It’s #EARTHDAY today and this is the reality of the horrible situation we find ourselves in ! Even the most secluded and untouched beauties of the world like this Pink Beach in the Komodo Islands are being drowned in plastic! : We never imagined that upon return to our favourite beach in the world we would find such a disturbing scene! It really broke our hearts to see the amount of rubbish that had washed up on this once beautiful beach 😫😭 : If we don’t act now, this will become a normality! Our beaches our oceans and our world will be covered in plastic ❌ Photoshopping the rubbish out wont fix the problem, showing the reality of what’s going on, will! Let’s call this what it is, a #plasticparadise !! How many beautiful places do you know that have become a plastic paradise? : We want to start using the hashtag #plasticparadise to start shining a spotlight onto places we notice that have a real plastic problem! We hope that this honesty and exposure will bring about pressure that will lead to clean ups and change! : JOIN THE MOVEMENT, use #plasticparadise when you see a problem, share this post, refuse single use plastic and go one step further by letting businesses that still use them know that you don’t support it by verbalising your stance! 💪🏽 : #plastic#plasticpollution#conservation#earthday#earthday2019#earthdayeveryday#planetearth#mothernature#environment#love#plasticworld
Mary Fe and Jake Snow, a famous instagram couple, visited the beach in 2018 and fell in love with the natural colours, but the same trip in 2019 gave them a huge shock with plastic covering much of the cherished beauty, that they witnessed last year.
The beach, which was earlier famous for its pink sand and crystal-clear water has lately suffered due to hordes of tourists visiting the place each year, adding to the pollution and accumulation of plastics.
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The REALITY VS The Instagram Photo Part 2 : The second photo is a perfect example of how easy it is to cover up a disturbing reality! This beautiful Pink Beach isn’t so beautiful after all 😭 : Our mission as photographers and influencers is to capture beauty and share it with the world to inspire and motivate people to live happier and healthier lives 🙏🏼 In an effort to capture and share beauty to uplift people we sometimes find ourselves covering up or hiding things that aren’t beautiful or positive 😭 : If we don’t stop covering up plastic, plastic will cover up our world 🙅🏼♀️ It is easy to stay quiet and hide the problem, it is hard to speak out and call for action. This problem won’t fix itself, we need to be brave, we need to demand better from ourselves and others 🙏🏼 As influencers it’s our duty!! : This isn’t someone else’s problem, this problem is all of ours! USE YOUR VOICE FOR GOOD 😊🙏🏼 #plasticparadise#earthday#earth#nature#conservation#plastic##plasticpollution#bali#komodo#indonesia#dogood#beach#pinkbeach#mariefeandjakesnow#world#environment
The German-Australian couple uploaded two photos that were taken in exactly the same spot one year apart from each other, asking a very serious question. They captioned the image – ‘2018 PINK BEACH -> 2019 PLASTIC BEACH ??’. You can see that here.