These photos came from Cool Hunter's photographs via the Saatchi Gallery, posted on 21 June 2012 on Facebook: "A fish sculpture constructed from discarded plastic bottles rises out of the sand at Botafogo beach in Rio de Janeiro. The city is host to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, which runs through June 22." (Thanks to -T.)
Facebook: "To coincide with the Rio +20 Conference, these giant fish made from discarded plastic bottles have been installed at Botafogo beach in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil."
Images Source: Alexandre Macieira/Riotur via Twisted Sifter.
More comes from Twisted Sifter: "An art installation on Botafogo Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil shows three gigantic fishes made from discarded plastic bottles. The slogan on a sign beside the installation loosely translates to, “recycle your attitude”. The sculptures were created to raise awareness for the recently completed United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, dubbed Rio+20
At the Rio+20 Conference, world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, came together to try and shape how we can reduce poverty, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection on an ever more crowded planet to get to the future we want.
The seven priority areas reviewed were: Jobs, Energy, Cities, Food, Water, Oceans and Disasters. For more information and a complete summary of the conference visit the official site at: http://www.uncsd2012.org"
Image Source: Victor R. Caivano/AP/Ueslei Marcelino via Hungeree.