Be aware of ocean pollution

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OUR VIEW: The Wichitan staff believe that there are many things that can be done to help counteract the effects of pollution already acting on the planet made by humans. Recycling is a great way to help and reusing products is the best way to control the output of waste into our oceans.

To show how much pollution effects the wild life around it theater students filled a kiddy pool with water and different types of trash to show how marine life have to live with the effects of human pollution.

“The kiddy pool display shows what we stand to lose if we don’t take back our planet,” Christine Maturo, assistant theater professor, said. “This is our first year participating and we look forward to participating again next year.”

Members of Kappa Pi and ESO worked on a water bottle tree sculpture together. The tree-like figure made out of donated plastic water bottles and plastic bags litter the beaches and oceans around the world.

“If you are not going to think about the fish, consider what you are doing to yourself. We do it and it just ends right back on your dinner plate,” Kasey Lawson, theater freshman, said.

Not only does the trash thrown into the oceans effect the animals that live there, it can land right back on your dinner plate.

To keep the oceans clean you can use reusable water bottles, take your own shopping bags when you go out and be aware that pollution is real.

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