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40 Haunting Photos of Environmental Pollution

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You won't believe it's gotten this bad...

We live in a wasteful society.

Don’t try and deny it, you know it’s true. Whether you want to believe it or not, our wastefulness directly affects our environment and EVERYONE in it. We’ve rounded up some of the most shocking examples of the direct effects of pollution on wildlife and people that we could find, in the hopes that maybe we can all begin to take the steps towards a cleaner planet.

After all, it is the only one we’ve got…

garbage river in phillipines

Credit: Noel Celis/Getty Images

The images are fascinating yet repulsive...