17 Powerful Images Showing the Devastating Effects of Overpopulation Will Leave You in Tears

By | April 16, 2015

Remember people…we only have ONE planet!

Tar rich zone in Alberta, Canada, destroyed by mining and toxic wastes

Tar-rich zone in Alberta, Canada destroyed by mining and toxic wastes

The Maldives are flooding because of global warming and human action. They will sink in 50 years

The Maldives are flooding because of global warming and human action. They will sink in 50 years

Trash landscape in Bangladesh, India

trash landscape bangladesh

World’s biggest excavator, Bagger 288, used to extract coal in Tagebau Hambach strip mine in Germany

WorldÔÇÖs biggest excavator, Bagger 288, used to extract coal in Tagebau Hambach strip mine (Germany)

Yellow river in Mongolia is so badly polluted that you can barely breathe around it

yellow river mongolia polluted cant breathe

Albatross killed by excessive plastic ingestion in Midway Islands, North Pacific

Albatross killed by excessive plastic ingestion in Midway Islands (North Pacific)

Amazonian jungle in Brazil burnt down to be “re-purposed”

amazonian jungle in brazil burnt down to be repurposed

Enormous ice berg melting near Svalbard island in Norway

Enormous iceberg melting near Svalbard island in Norway

Fire at an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico

fire at oil platform gulf of mexico

Indonesia forest transformed into palm plantation

indonesian forest transformed into palm plantation

Ken river oil field in California exploited since 1899

ken river oil field cali exploited since 1899

Landfill in Accra Ghana. Our electric rubbish usually ends up in Third World countries.

Landfill in Accra (Ghana). Our electronic rubbish usually ends up in Third-World countries

Landscape covered in greenhouses, Almeria, Spain

Landscape covered in greenhouses , Almeria (Spain)

Mexico City landscape with over 20 million inhabitants

Mexico City landscape, 20 million inhabitants

Mir mine in Russia. This gigantic hole is the world’s biggest diamond mind.

Mir mine, Russia. This gigantic hole is the worldÔÇÖs biggest diamond mine.

National Willamette forest in Oregon, USA, is 99% deforested

willamette forest

Surfing a trash wave in Java, Indonesia

surfing a trash wave in java indonesia

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