We all depend on clean drinking water and the food we take from the rivers and seas to be healthy, chemical-free. And yet, our modern way of life has polluted most of earth's water bodies. Water pollution is one of the biggest problems of our time, solutions are complicated and manifold. No doubt, industries and agriculture have to show greater responsibility, but there is also a lot each one of us can do to keep our rivers and oceans clean.
And to drive the point home: have you seen the picture of a tiny seahorse holding on to a cotton bud? Here's the heartbreaking story behind that picture.
What do you do to prevent water pollution? Let me know in the comments how you contribute to finding solutions.