Do we Really Have To Release Balloons into the Air?

Do we Really Have To Release Balloons into the Air?

Do we Really Have To Release Balloons into the Air? The hundreds of ballons into our atmosphere as we celebrate. Not thinking much what happens to them, once they get up there. And where they land once they come back. Since whatever goes up must come down.

One man’s meat is another man’s poison

That’s how ballon applies in our lives. As we celebrate in releasing them into the air, environment and wildlife suffer the severe consequences of our actions.

The balloons may end up in the water bodies or land, after traveling thousands of miles.

Due to their bright colors, wildlife confuses them for food. Their rings also cause a huge number of deaths by strangling the animals.

Balloons are indigestible, just like plastics. So once ingested by wildlife, it’s a matter of time before they die. Painful death with stomachs full of balloons and other plastics.

The balloons rings may end up in the wildlife’s neck. And since they were unable to get it off like humans, they get strangled to death. Some die in the process of trying to set themselves free from these rings.

What do you know about Balloons?

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4 thoughts on “Do we Really Have To Release Balloons into the Air?

  1. I completely agree with you about balloon releases. We watched a wedding in Portugal last year which ended with the release of hundreds of white balloons: a few seconds’ wow factor against the blue sky then they all drifted out to the ocean. So unnecessary and so damaging to wildlife and the environment and – what’s more – the wedding was perfectly beautiful enough without them.

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