'undiscovered animal' washes to shore in cornwall, wheezing from plastic pollution
 

'undiscovered animal' washes to shore in cornwall, wheezing from plastic pollution

90% of mars has been mapped by high-resolution cameras, while just 5% of earth’s ocean’s have been mapped by sonar technology — one of those unexplored oceans, the atlantic, pushes and pulls forcefully against cornwall beach. the poignant short film referred to as, ‘the creature,’ tells the story of an unknown animal washing onto that shore, fighting for its right to breath a peaceful last breath. 

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all images courtesy of surfers against sewage

 

 

100,000 mammals die from plastic every year and according to UNESCO, one million seabirds die annually of the same cause. to shock, move and inspire change, surfers against sewage, in collaboration with park pictures, made this film. the creature in the film is a computer generated representation of the thousands of species yet to be discovered, a representation of unknown life that our plastics are killing faster than we can discover them. 

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plastic was discovered digesting in the bellies of mariana trench life. with the seabed less mapped than mars, and plastic in the ocean projected to treble between 2015 and 2025, the full effects are yet to understood but there is growing evidence of plastic harming sea creatures and restricting their movement, as well as polluting beaches,’ says surfers against sewage. now, the #generationsea petition is calling on MPs to take decisive action before it’s too late. for petition details, click here.

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