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Hawaiian monk seal caught in fishing tackle off Kure Atoll, Pacific Ocean. The seal was subsequently freed and released by the photographer.  -  Michael Pitts
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Michael Pitts / Hawaiian monk seal caught in fishing tackle off Kure Atoll, Pacific Ocean. The seal was subsequently freed and released by the photographer.
Two grey triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) fight over a large piece of plastic floating at the surface among sargassum seaweed (Sargassum natans) in the Sargasso Sea, Atlantic Ocean.  -  Shane Gross
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Shane Gross / Two grey triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) fight over a large piece of plastic floating at the surface among sargassum seaweed (Sargassum natans) in the Sargasso Sea, Atlantic Ocean.
Jellyfish (Catostylus sp.) swimming in a slick of plastic debris. Turtles feed on jellies such as these and this photo shows how easily they can get confused and feed on plastic instead. Indian Ocean...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Jellyfish (Catostylus sp.) swimming in a slick of plastic debris. Turtles feed on jellies such as these and this photo shows how easily they can get confused and feed on plastic instead. Indian Ocean...
Jellyfish (Catostylus sp.) swims beneath a slick of plastic debris. Indian Ocean off Sri Lanka. Highly commended in the Environmental Report section, Montphoto competition  2019  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Jellyfish (Catostylus sp.) swims beneath a slick of plastic debris. Indian Ocean off Sri Lanka. Highly commended in the Environmental Report section, Montphoto competition 2019
Male Satin bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) courting female on suburban street verge, bower filled with blue plastic, Australia, October 2018.  -  David Gallan
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David Gallan / Male Satin bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) courting female on suburban street verge, bower filled with blue plastic, Australia, October 2018.
Plastic bottles and other rubbish, found on a beach in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.  -  Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Plastic bottles and other rubbish, found on a beach in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.
Moral eels, Urchins, Cuttlefish, Shrimp and other marine life living within a discarded tyre and fishing net under a ships' harbour, Maluku, Indonesia. November.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Moral eels, Urchins, Cuttlefish, Shrimp and other marine life living within a discarded tyre and fishing net under a ships' harbour, Maluku, Indonesia. November.
Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) sitting on nests made with plastic, Hermaness NNR, Unst, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, May.  -  Philippe Clement
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Philippe Clement / Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) sitting on nests made with plastic, Hermaness NNR, Unst, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, May.
Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) preening, sitting on nests made with plastic, Hermaness NNR, Unst, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, May.  -  Philippe Clement
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Philippe Clement / Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) preening, sitting on nests made with plastic, Hermaness NNR, Unst, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, May.
Blue-lined fangblenny (Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos) hiding in a plastic container, they usually hide in deserted worm tubes or other small holes, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Blue-lined fangblenny (Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos) hiding in a plastic container, they usually hide in deserted worm tubes or other small holes, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Globefish (Diodon nicthemerus) swimming past a mass of plastic moving in the current, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Globefish (Diodon nicthemerus) swimming past a mass of plastic moving in the current, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Plastic rubbish washed ashore from the sea in Glen Brittle, Isle of skye, Scotland, UK. May 2012  -  Ashley Cooper
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Ashley Cooper / Plastic rubbish washed ashore from the sea in Glen Brittle, Isle of skye, Scotland, UK. May 2012
Time lapse of people emptying plastic bags full of marine litter to show what has been collected during a beach clean, Tussoya, Troms, Norway, 2017.  -  Espen Bergersen
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Espen Bergersen / Time lapse of people emptying plastic bags full of marine litter to show what has been collected during a beach clean, Tussoya, Troms, Norway, 2017.
Water vole (Arvicola amphibius) feeding on plastic, West Sussex, England, UK.  -  Mick Jenner
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Mick Jenner / Water vole (Arvicola amphibius) feeding on plastic, West Sussex, England, UK.
Slow motion clip of waves breaking on marine plastic pollution washed up on the shore, Svalbard, Norway, August 2017.  -  Five Films
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Five Films / Slow motion clip of waves breaking on marine plastic pollution washed up on the shore, Svalbard, Norway, August 2017.
A compilation of items found washed up along a half mile stretch of  the high tide line of  South Padre Island, Texas. October 2016. Some of the plastic bottles and bags of signs of nip marks from hun...  -  Seth Patterson
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Seth Patterson / A compilation of items found washed up along a half mile stretch of the high tide line of South Padre Island, Texas. October 2016. Some of the plastic bottles and bags of signs of nip marks from hun...
Discarded plastic rope and commercial fishing netting washed up on shore at Luskentyre, South West Harris, Western Isles / Outer Hebrides, Scotland, May 2016  -  Laurie  Campbell
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Laurie Campbell / Discarded plastic rope and commercial fishing netting washed up on shore at Luskentyre, South West Harris, Western Isles / Outer Hebrides, Scotland, May 2016
Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) trapped in fishing net, Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California), Mexico, May, Third Place in the third National Contest 'Visions of our nature' organised by Mexico&#39...  -  Claudio  Contreras
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Claudio Contreras / Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) trapped in fishing net, Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California), Mexico, May, Third Place in the third National Contest 'Visions of our nature' organised by Mexico'...
Black headed gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) taking off with foot caught in discarded coat hanger, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. May.  -  Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Black headed gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) taking off with foot caught in discarded coat hanger, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. May.
Non biodegradable rubbish in abandoned forest camp. Lokoue, Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo, May 2004.  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / Non biodegradable rubbish in abandoned forest camp. Lokoue, Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo, May 2004.
Fishermen clean Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) on deck of fishing trawler, with herring gulls (Larus argentatus) flocking in the background. Stellwagen Banks, New England, United States, North Atlantic O...  -  Jeff Rotman
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Jeff Rotman / Fishermen clean Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) on deck of fishing trawler, with herring gulls (Larus argentatus) flocking in the background. Stellwagen Banks, New England, United States, North Atlantic O...
Women gathering mollusc eggs for sale at market, Bilang Bilangang Island, Danajon Bank, Central Visayas, Philippines, April 2013  -  Claudio Contreras,Claudio  Contreras
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Claudio Contreras,Claudio Contreras / Women gathering mollusc eggs for sale at market, Bilang Bilangang Island, Danajon Bank, Central Visayas, Philippines, April 2013
Crew of the James Archer (Oceana fisheries) pull up a lobster trap during West coast rock lobster (Jasus lalandii) fishing,  Saldanha Bay and St. Helena Bay, Western Cape, South Africa.  -  Cheryl-Samantha  Owen
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Cheryl-Samantha Owen / Crew of the James Archer (Oceana fisheries) pull up a lobster trap during West coast rock lobster (Jasus lalandii) fishing, Saldanha Bay and St. Helena Bay, Western Cape, South Africa.
Banana farm after Cyclone Yasi, Innisfail, Queensland, Australia, February 2011  -  Jurgen Freund,Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund,Jurgen Freund / Banana farm after Cyclone Yasi, Innisfail, Queensland, Australia, February 2011
Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) trapped in a drifting abandoned net, Mediterranean Sea. (Winner of the One Earth Award, WPY Competition 2010 )  -  Jordi Chias
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Jordi Chias / Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) trapped in a drifting abandoned net, Mediterranean Sea. (Winner of the One Earth Award, WPY Competition 2010 )
Giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) adult playing with plastic bottle, Pantanal, Pocone, Brazil  -  Paul Williams
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Paul Williams / Giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) adult playing with plastic bottle, Pantanal, Pocone, Brazil
Crate of Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicillatus) babies just arrived by plane from Brisbane after months of care, ready to be returned to the Tolga Bat Hospital for release back to the wild, A...  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Crate of Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicillatus) babies just arrived by plane from Brisbane after months of care, ready to be returned to the Tolga Bat Hospital for release back to the wild, A...
Man putting vegetables in bag at Stroud Farmers Market, Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK, August 2011.  -  Nick Turner
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Nick Turner / Man putting vegetables in bag at Stroud Farmers Market, Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK, August 2011.
A captive Yellow / Spiny seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) attached to plastic seagrass, Weymouth Sealife Centre, Dorset, England, UK.  -  Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / A captive Yellow / Spiny seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) attached to plastic seagrass, Weymouth Sealife Centre, Dorset, England, UK.
Satin Bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) male arranging blue plastic ornaments and feather at bower, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, September  -  Dave Watts
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Dave Watts / Satin Bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) male arranging blue plastic ornaments and feather at bower, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, September
Plastic bags floating at the surface of the sea. Bunaken National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Georgette Douwma
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Georgette Douwma / Plastic bags floating at the surface of the sea. Bunaken National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Land Hermit crab using a plastic bottle cap as its home. Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, June 2010  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Land Hermit crab using a plastic bottle cap as its home. Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, June 2010
Jewelmer Pearlfarm, Golden south sea pearl oysters (Pinctada maxima) are prepared with plastic wedges to have nuclei inserted for the creation of cultured pearls, Palawan, Philippines, May 2009  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Jewelmer Pearlfarm, Golden south sea pearl oysters (Pinctada maxima) are prepared with plastic wedges to have nuclei inserted for the creation of cultured pearls, Palawan, Philippines, May 2009
New planting of young sapling English Oak tree (Quercus robur) in protective plastic collar, Feanedock Wood, The National Forest, Derbyshire, UK, November 2010.  -  Ross Hoddinott / 2020VISION
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Ross Hoddinott / 2020VISION / New planting of young sapling English Oak tree (Quercus robur) in protective plastic collar, Feanedock Wood, The National Forest, Derbyshire, UK, November 2010.
New planting of young sapling trees in protective plastic collars, Feanedock Wood, The National Forest, Derbyshire, UK, November 2010.  -  Ross Hoddinott / 2020VISION
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Ross Hoddinott / 2020VISION / New planting of young sapling trees in protective plastic collars, Feanedock Wood, The National Forest, Derbyshire, UK, November 2010.
A young Spiny / Yellow / Longsnouted Seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus), in an aquarium attached to plastic seagrass leaves. This seahorse is part of a UK seahorse breeding program. Photographed at the...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / A young Spiny / Yellow / Longsnouted Seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus), in an aquarium attached to plastic seagrass leaves. This seahorse is part of a UK seahorse breeding program. Photographed at the...
Researchers Guido and Katja Westhoff work in a mobile lab in the bush. To handle the deadly Common death adder (Acanthophis antarcticus) Guido puts the head and upper portion of the snake in a plastic...  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Researchers Guido and Katja Westhoff work in a mobile lab in the bush. To handle the deadly Common death adder (Acanthophis antarcticus) Guido puts the head and upper portion of the snake in a plastic...
Great Bowerbird (Chlamydera nuchalis) male performing a peripheral display around his bower while holding a red plastic cap. James Cook University Campus, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, Sept 2009  -  Tim Laman
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Tim Laman / Great Bowerbird (Chlamydera nuchalis) male performing a peripheral display around his bower while holding a red plastic cap. James Cook University Campus, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, Sept 2009
Plastic bottles and other pollutants floating on the surface, Lake of Geneva, France. March 2008.  -  Laurent Geslin
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Laurent Geslin / Plastic bottles and other pollutants floating on the surface, Lake of Geneva, France. March 2008.
Young male Sparrowhawk perched on plastic feeder in suburban garden, hunting for small garden birds. Northumberland, UK.  -  Roger Powell
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Roger Powell / Young male Sparrowhawk perched on plastic feeder in suburban garden, hunting for small garden birds. Northumberland, UK.
Plastic bag floating in the sea, resembling a jellyfish swimming  Dangerous to sea turtles  -  Sue Daly
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Sue Daly / Plastic bag floating in the sea, resembling a jellyfish swimming Dangerous to sea turtles
Plastic bag floating in the sea, resembling a jellyfish swimming Dangerous to sea turtles  -  Sue Daly
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Sue Daly / Plastic bag floating in the sea, resembling a jellyfish swimming Dangerous to sea turtles
White stork {Ciconia ciconia} caught in plastic rubbish at refuse dump, Spain  -  John Cancalosi
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John Cancalosi / White stork {Ciconia ciconia} caught in plastic rubbish at refuse dump, Spain
Beach trash, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Quintana Roo, Mexico  -  Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Beach trash, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Beach trash, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Quintana Roo, Mexico  -  Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Beach trash, Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) with plastic six pack holder in mouth, Hawaii  -  Flip  Nicklin
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Flip Nicklin / Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) with plastic six pack holder in mouth, Hawaii
A small-scale breeder keeps Royal / Ball pythons (Python regius) in a series of plastic containers known as a racking system. Czech Republic. September 2019. Mandatory credit: Aaron Gekoski / Worl...  -  Aaron Gekoski / World Animal Protection
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Aaron Gekoski / World Animal Protection / A small-scale breeder keeps Royal / Ball pythons (Python regius) in a series of plastic containers known as a racking system. Czech Republic. September 2019. Mandatory credit: Aaron Gekoski / Worl...
Bajau fisherman catching a giant mantis shrimp (Lysiosquilla sp), Mabul Island, Semporna, Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, Southeast Asia. Using little more than a piece of string and a stick, the shrimp are...  -  Aaron Gekoski / Scubazoo
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Aaron Gekoski / Scubazoo / Bajau fisherman catching a giant mantis shrimp (Lysiosquilla sp), Mabul Island, Semporna, Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, Southeast Asia. Using little more than a piece of string and a stick, the shrimp are...
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