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The Underwater Museum offers spectacular sculptures at the bottom of the ocean.

Global problems, as a rule, are of little interest to most people. That is why many artists, artists, writers and other representatives of creative professions believe that their duty is to tell the world about environmental problems. And although in some countries, activists have achieved garbage sorting and respect for wildlife, few speak about the problems of the ocean, because it is “somewhere out there” and what can happen to it in the end?

And literally this is what happens to him: plastic pollution, which today almost every person uses today and throws it away as unnecessary. Plastic is not recycled - in most cases it just falls into the ocean. Creative people talk about these and other environmental issues, and sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor should be counted among them.

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Jason approached the environmental problems of the ocean very, very unusual. He decided to create an underwater museum called Atlantico, in which adventurous tourists and divers with special equipment could plunge and see the picture grown up in front of their eyes from numerous sculptures “drowned on the ocean floor”. This is how the sculptures were placed under the water:

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The sculptures are made of environmentally friendly cement, which does not emit harmful substances into the ocean and is durable. Initially, the sculptures for a long time were “born” on land, and then they were moved under water, to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, where they turned into delightful installations that made you think.

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These installations really make you think about how indifferent a person is to nature, as a given, which should not be appreciated. After all, there are other, much more important things: work, study, rest ...

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In an atmosphere of silence, tranquility, the absence of the usual gravity and light, tourists can examine in detail the sculptures and be left alone with their thoughts about what they see. And they see very, very much. Particularly impressive is the huge installation “Point of no return”, where a huge number of cement “people” are sent to do their own business, everyone’s eyes are closed and everyone is busy only with themselves, and they don’t care about what happens around them. Someone takes pictures, someone reads a book, someone takes a selfie, someone communicates with a friend ...

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Installations stand alone, symbolizing corporations, or rather, their owners. Cement sculptures show how negligent corporations are to nature, taking away too much of it and giving away too little. These and many other works of the sculptor make a huge contribution to the world problem and attract public attention in an unusual, effective way.

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