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Acacia

Acacia sp.

Description:

Acacias are the most common tree in Sinai. This one sits at the opening of a coastal desert wadi and this plastic pollution is brought there by the wind or the flood waters.

Habitat:

coastal desert wadi

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5 Comments

Hope is the last to die Bernadette :-)

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 3 years ago

Thank you, António. It is truly a global problem, both on land and at sea. Let's hope we can help raise awareness that leads to some global solutions.

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 3 years ago

Thank you, Daniele. This is such an important issue to me. I am so pleased that I can help PN spread awareness.

Very nice spotting Bernadette,perfect to the occasion,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing.
I've allready join your Plastic Pollution mission,the plastic problem is worldwide problem.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 3 years ago

Congratulations Bernadette, we've chosen this spotting and your Plastic Pollution mission to illustrate Earth Day 2018, which has a special focus on plastic:

"oday is #EarthDay! Earth Day originated in the US 48 years ago out of concern about the negative impacts of industrial development. It has now turned into a global event mobilizing over a billion people in 192 countries. The 2018 edition of Earth Day comes with a special focus on plastic pollution and its devastating effects on water and land ecosystems, impacting health for all living organisms.
Find out about the Earth Day 2018 Campaign to end plastic pollution: https://buff.ly/2FtIXEe
Project Noah member Bernadette S. has started a mission raise awareness about the effects of plastic pollution on wildlife in the Sinai region of Egypt, as illustrated by this littered desert acacia tree.
Check out her mission: https://buff.ly/2JhfSsS
From our archives you can also check out a blog post written 6 years featuring multiple spottings highlighting plastic pollution. Sadly, it remains highly relevant. https://buff.ly/2vEbWk6 "

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

دهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted on Nov 2, 2014
Submitted on Feb 20, 2015

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