Huge Sea-Life Sculptures Made from Ocean’s Plastic Trash

It is part of a project called "Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea."

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Huge sculptures of sea life are dotted about New Orleans’ aquarium and zoo, all of them made from plastic trash that washed ashore. There’s a great white shark made partly of bottle caps and beach toys and a jellyfish made mostly of cut-up water bottles. The artwork, part of a project called Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, is the creation of Angela Haseltine Pozzi, who started making the pieces after seeing plastic heaped…

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