A Young Advocate for Marine Life: Urgent Plea to Combat Plastic Pollution
In this heartfelt letter, 10-year-old Varisha Bijay eloquently addresses the head of the environment ministry, drawing attention to the devastating impact of plastic pollution on marine life. Through vivid imagery, Varisha paints a poignant picture of a fish mistaking plastic for food, illustrating the deadly consequences of this pervasive issue. She emphasizes that marine animals, constituting 80% of the ocean’s inhabitants, are facing rapid decline due to plastic pollution. Varisha urges for immediate action to curb plastic production, highlighting its costly effects on the environment and wildlife. This letter serves as a powerful reminder of the urgency to protect our oceans and their diverse inhabitants.