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Agbogbloshie Ghana Korle Lagoon Plastic Pollution

How To Ruin A Planet: Plastic Pollution (Video)

First of Series, This is Your Guide On How To Ruin a Planet

December 24, 2019

Plastic Pollution in Ghana. © 2019 Muntaka Chasant.

First of Series, This is Your Guide On How To Ruin a Planet

We are the authors of ourselves, co-authoring a gigantic Dostoevsky novel, starring clowns.This entire thing we’re involved with called the world, is an opportunity to exhibit how exciting alienation can be.
TIMOTHY LEVITCH, WAKING LIFE

Star Wars fan here.

Say you managed your way through the outer reaches of the galaxy to a planet called Mongono, and for some reason, you get a word that the in-demand ruthless bounty hunter Cad Bane is hunting you down.

He’s on the Corellian Run en route to your world.

You have to escape off-world, head out to the Outer Rim, and search for a safe space in one of the last known frontiers.

With your razor crest hovering in the air, you resolve to ruin Mongono to make it uninhabitable even for the Xanadu Blood (Bane’s modified Rogue-class starfighter) to land.

The guide (video) below is a sure way to piss off even the green-skinned noseless face Duros bounty hunter (something you wouldn’t want to do):

Your Guide On How To Ruin A Planet

Guide #1: Plastic Pollution

  • Guide #1 Details — Pollute both the surface and waters of Mongono with single-use plastics.

Like in this 2 minutes video here:

The video above shows single-use plastic waste floating on the surface of the Korle Lagoon in Agbogbloshie, Accra, Ghana, as some of the plastics head to the sea. Fed by the Odaw River, the Korle Lagoon links to the Gulf of Guinea, the northeasternmost part of the tropical Atlantic Ocean.


We have made a mess of our environment, haven’t we?

Watch out for guide #2 soon.

Read more about Ghana’s plastic pollution problems here.

Leave your comments below and let me know how you would tackle the global plastic pollution problem.

And hey, good luck surviving Cad Bane!


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Comments (3):

  1. Rushabh Chheda

    January 7, 2020at 11:11 am

    Really, like this article! Good work!
    Would love to collaborate with you on showing the magnitude of Ghanas plastic problem in our project.
    Have sent you a private message, looking forward to your reply.
    Have a good day!

    Reply
    • Muntaka Chasant

      January 7, 2020at 1:30 pm

      Hi Rushabh,

      Thanks for the feedback. I have responded to your private message.

      Great TEDx Talk by the way!

      Best,
      Muntaka Chasant.

      Reply

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