Saturday, April 22 marks the 48th Annual Earth Day celebration where communities all over the world will participate in cleanup efforts and promote reducing the use of harmful plastics. Mismanaged waste pollutes the environment and flows into our ocean, affecting marine health everywhere. Marine debris, including microplastics in the ocean, can lead to declining global fish stocks, and costs billions of dollars to fisheries, tourism and other industries.
We are all responsible for doing our part to protect the environment and end plastic pollution. Take a look at the Consulate’s Earth Day video, highlighting the breathtaking views of Bermuda and our efforts to help pick up and dispose of litter.
For more information about what you can do to end plastic pollution and to celebrate Earth Day, visit https://www.earthday.org/campaigns/