Images of Heavy Pollution Evoke Appreciation for Cleanliness

 - May 23, 2009
If you didn’t think you could be moved be garbage, you need to take a look at these astounding images of extreme litter around the world. While the colors are beautiful, vivid and make for wonderful visual stimulation, the sad reality of life they capture is truly heart breaking.

Featured in the gallery here are images of children swimming in very heavily polluted garbage, floating between garbage, giant heaps of plastic bottles, PLA soldiers removing algae from a beach in Qingdao, China, homes along a polluted creak in Manila, Philippines among other shocking visuals.