Photos of the Day: Plastic Waste and Baby Turtles

From a man who paddles his boat across the Citarum River in Bandung to collect plastic waste for recycling to an Icelandic horse that is sprayed with water to cool off at a stud farm, these photos of the day will give you the information you need in order to keep you abreast of everything awesome that happened today around the world.

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

Walenstadt, Switzerland

People cool off in Lake Walensee during a heatwave

Photograph: Gian Ehrenzeller/EPA

Sepang, Malaysia

Customs officials display red-eared slider turtles seized after a foiled smuggling attempt

Photograph: Mohd Rasfan/AFP/Getty Images

Cotacachi, Equador

People in the northern Andes celebrate Jatun Puncha, a summer solstice festival during which people stomp through the streets trying to awaken the Earth and thank it for the harvests

Photograph: José Jácome/EPA

Clint, US

Activists hold a candlelight vigil next to the perimeter fence to a US border patrol station in Texas where migrant children have been reportedly held in squalid conditions

Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Madrid, Spain

Children play in the water fountains at the start of a heatwave forecast to break records across Europe

Photograph: Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/Getty Images

Osaka, Japan

Older people stage a hip-hop and dance performance to welcome leaders to the G20 summit

Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters

Berlin, Germany

Firefighters take part in a drill at Berlin Cathedral

Photograph: Omer Messinger/EPA

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Authorities pile up confiscated drugs before burning them during a ceremony to mark the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Photograph: Samrang Pring/Reuters

Frankfurt, Germany

An Icelandic horse is sprayed with water to cool off at a stud farm

Photograph: Michael Probst/AP


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