15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Jelly Party, is the image of a jellyfish swimming amongst plastic and debris in the Gowanus Canal

This is part of my Gowanus Canal project exploring every aspect of the ecosystem in one of the most contaminated waterways in the US. Jellyfish are a sign of resilience and hope because they have a unique propulsion system which helps break down oil.

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Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Copyright: © Nancy Oliveri