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Killed By Plastic... Salvador Brazil pictures and video

mark mcgowan | 03.02.2008 03:43 | Culture | Ecology | World

The London based artist Mark McGowan, commissioned by
Global Ocean, has completed an extraordinary
performance, leading the incredible Salvador Carnival
procession in Brazil, which is attended by 5 million
people , the artist pulled a massive fishing net
filled with plastic waste weighing 300 kilogrammes,
8km along the official route.

The event was organised in an attempt to raise
awareness about the catasphropic levels of plastic
ending up in the oceans of the world, killing an
estimated 100,000 sea animals every year.

salvador project
salvador project

press release...... Feb 2008

to see pictures and short video click on here

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brazil news story,,OI2302287-EI10736,00.html

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