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MY MOST RECENT COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT  IN RESPONSE TO THE HORRIFIC CORAL BLEACHING THAT PLAGUES THE GREAT BARRIER REEF  ITS THE  LARGEST REEF SYSTEM AND IS HOME TO SOME OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ECO SYSTEMS OVER 93% OF THE REEFS HAVE BEEN BLEACHED AND WHATS WORSE IS MORE THAN HALF HAS DIED  ITS IN GREAT DANGER RIGHT NOW !! I DONT THINK PEOPLE REALISE THAT WITHOUT A HEALTHY OCEAN THERE IS NO US! #greatbarrierreef by adellen_ http://ift.tt/1UokkV2

MY MOST RECENT COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT IN RESPONSE TO THE HORRIFIC CORAL BLEACHING THAT PLAGUES THE GREAT BARRIER REEF ITS THE LARGEST REEF SYSTEM AND IS HOME TO SOME OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ECO SYSTEMS OVER 93% OF THE REEFS HAVE BEEN BLEACHED AND WHATS WORSE IS MORE THAN HALF HAS DIED ITS IN GREAT DANGER RIGHT NOW !! I DONT THINK PEOPLE REALISE THAT WITHOUT A HEALTHY OCEAN THERE IS NO US! #greatbarrierreef by adellen_ http://ift.tt/1UokkV2

Our Changing Seas: A Ceramic Coral Reef by Courtney Mattison  http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/04/our-changing-seas-a-ceramic-coral-reef-by-courtney-mattison/

Our Changing Seas III is the third piece in a series of large-scale ceramic coral reef sculptures by artist Courtney Mattison. The sprawling installation is entirely hand-built and is meant …

Sea turtles die every year from ocean pollution, ingestion or entanglement of marine debris.

Sea turtles die every year from ocean pollution, ingestion or entanglement of marine debris.

Picture is stark and uncompromising in the portrayal of the harsh truth about what the waste we produce is doing to the world’s oceans. "We kill millions of fish every year because of micro beads — the stuff for our pores, hand cleaners, and hand sanitizers. They go down the drain, and we forget about them. The fish mistake them as food and they die. We're completely killing the population in the ocean." - Christian Waters

Designer Christian Waters draws attention in his images - which he has pitched to WWF as a possible campaign - to the issue of micro beads (found in soaps, body washes, and toothpastes) choking fish