08/11/2014 – Uyuni, Bolivia:Plastic tree #22. Plastic bags are part of the landscape of the Bolivian Altiplano. The accumulation of plastic bags on the environment cause deterioration of the landscapes and agriculture soils and it is associated to the death of domestic and wild animals.
Photographer Eduardo Leal won 3rd prize at 2015 Sony World Photography Award in the Professional Campaign category, with a series “Plastic Trees”, focusing on environmental impact of plastic bags on the Bolivian Altiplano.
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