Australia’s Beaches and Oceans Covered in Rubbish

Our planet is covered in rubbish. Plastic items can take up to 1000 years to decompose in landfills. Fortunately, not all people are throwing away their garbage. Tangaroa Blue volunteers spend days trying to clean things up across Australia’s coastlines.

From a vast amount of plastic collected at Back Beach in Mapoon, Queensland to the waters surrounding Flying Fish Cove, the capital of Christmas Island which are strewn with garbage, these photos will impress you.

Check them out for more information and start to see our world through photos!

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  1. Karen L. Wilson says

    When large cities around the world use the ocean for a garbage dump, what else can you expect?

  2. jeff says

    People on this Earth should be accountable for all things and must be held “RESPONSIBLE” at all times.