I’ll send an SOS to the world…
“Walked out this morning
Don’t believe what I saw
A hundred billion bottles
Washed up on the shore
Seems I’m not alone at being alone
A hundred billion castaways
Looking for a home.”
– Police, “Message in a Bottle”
On the small Thai island of Koh Mak you may be just yourself on the beaches wandering for hours. But there is a strong reminder that we live on planet Earth: our human pollution, reaching even the most remote parts of our world.
Did you know there are 5.25 trillion bits of plastic of all sizes in the oceans of the world? Source: The Economist.
There is no message in a bottle; the bottle itself is a message to humanity: protect our environment.
Here is a selection of the most interesting beach findings on the island of Koh Mak.
Each year, Earth Day – April 22 – marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.