This Heartbreaking Picture Of Elephant Feeding On Plastic Is Proof That We've Ruined The Planet
Climate change and plastic pollution are the biggest challenges that humans face at the moment. Despite many initiatives by the government, plastic is still piling up and the main reason for plastic pollution is that we do not care about the future generation thus ruining the present scenario too.
In a bid to discourage the use of plastics and bring attention to the issue, Indian Forest Service officer Parveen Kaswan shared a picture of a forest land filled with waste.
‘When cities expand, our dump yards also expand. #Forest land seems easy target for them. This is what our plastic & other waste is doing to wildlife. A marvellous creature on human waste,’ tweeted Kaswan along with a heartbreaking photograph of an elephant who is looking for food on a land filled with plastic waste.?Can you think of trying to find food and end up eating plastic and dying instead?
When cities expand, our dump yards also expand. #Forest land seems easy target for them.— Parveen Kaswan, IFS (@ParveenKaswan) May 26, 2019
This is what our plastic & other waste is doing to wildlife. A marvellous creature on human waste. PC- TN43 FB. pic.twitter.com/wWzBDmMv4n
The picture went viral within no time, leaving many heartbroken.?
Tragic.— Andrew Fleming (@Andrew007Uk) May 27, 2019
If this does not inspire people to act what will?
Saying no to single use plastic is an action we all can surely commit to for the ?? and your children.
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One more reason to FORCE population control measures— Maj Yogesh Dahiya???? (@dahiyayogesh81) May 26, 2019
PLASTIC WASTE HAS ENTERED IN OUR FOOD CHAIN, IF WE DONT GET AWAKE YET I DUNNO WHEN WE WILL, AND FOR WHAT WE WILL..............??— maneesh meena (@ManeeshMeenaIAS) May 26, 2019
This is depressing. How can we help?— Yagyaseni (@desi_brat) May 27, 2019
Horrifying.— Deepika ?? (@ahlade) May 26, 2019
Sad to see elephants turning I to rag pickers...there are places where waste is dumped by people with the knowledge of the local authorities...wake up INDIA— sreevaths (@vatspops) May 26, 2019
This requires an escalation....— VNA , MainBeChowkidar ???? (@VnaAbhSha) May 27, 2019
Shocking! I feel unless we have harsh and punitive rules backed by the power to implement the same - nothing will change ! Look east ...Spore, China etx— ??????/Narayan (@Narayan89850396) May 26, 2019
This is so killing!!— Vishal Chandel (@IVishalChandel) May 26, 2019
We should all be ashamed of ourselves for ruining the home of these innocent creatures and turning it into a complete dumping ground. The worst part is that this is not even the first such incident. To be honest they do not deserve all of this.?