Saturday, January 7, 2017

Random Photo: Seashells on Deck

Before Christmas, my brother Steven and his family went to the beach. I could see they brought seashells home with them as they littered their patio deck. Most people don't realize that bringing home shells actually harms eco-systems. Animals often use these shells to protect or help themselves and without it it could end up causing their own extinction and even upsetting the balance of nature. 

9 comments:

  1. Wow, I had no idea that collecting sea shells actually harms eco-systems. This is good to know, thank you for the information. I hope I remember this the next time we take grandson to the beach.

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  2. I had no idea, my kids do that all the time.

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  3. I had no idea... I was always bringing a lot of seashells from a beach, but now it even hard to find one on beaches recently.

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  4. We humans, without thinking, do so much harm to our environment.

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  5. Sometimes we harm our environment without realising it. We should always do our best to protect it in order to pass on to future generations ...

    All the best Jan

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  6. I hadn't thought of that, but you are right!

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  7. We don't have shells on our beaches. Just a bunch of rocks, but people still collect them and take them home.

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  8. Oops! Guilty! I'll think twice now about picking up seashells now. Thanks, Adam!

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