16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A diver pushes through plastic pollution in Egypt

This photograph presents a moment of silence, as our group soberly returned to shore in Wadi el Gamal National park. Plastic pollution is an issue that is completely altering our marine ecosystems - and the importance of our actions, as well as a rapidity in realising their consequences, cannot be stressed enough.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Marsa Allam, Egypt
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Cherie Bridges