#PlanetOrPlastic | Photograph by David Higgins
#YourShotPhotographer David Higgins photographed a young macaque monkey playing with an empty plastic water bottle dumped by one of the many visitors to Lions Point near Lonavala, India. Around the world, nearly a million plastic beverage bottles are sold every minute.
Plastic has become a global issue that is polluting our planet, endangering our wildlife and threatening the health of our environment. Today @natgeo launched Planet or Plastics? (#PlanetOrPlastics), a multiyear effort to raise awareness about the global plastic trash crisis. Check out our Instagram Story to learn 10 Shocking Facts about Plastics.