For every fish pulled out, human beings throw in 5 grammes of plastic; i.e. 11.5 trillion grammes or more than 11 million tons per year.
Justin Hofman's award-winning picture captures this sad situation very well.
Such pictures create a sensibility for the vulnerable state of fish and other sea creatures. It fosters the kind of empathy the edutainment of the Oceanium can never achieve.
Hopefully the citizens of Basel reject the project on 19 May! If you are a Basler-Städter/in:
please vote NO!
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