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Discarded Fishing Nets and Other Ocean Trash Repurposed Into Running Shoes (8 pics)

Image via Adidas Stitched with thread produced from discarded fishing nets, Adidas ‘ newest shoes are a collaboration with the ocean activist collective and company  Parley for the Oceans . The idea for the shoe was hatched last year , but was more of a idealistic prototype than a ready-to-wear option for the masses. Today however, Adidas is releasing fifty pairs of the sneaker, a shoe composed of more than 16 old plastic bottles and 13 grams of gill nets.l

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Discarded Fishing Nets and Other Ocean Trash Repurposed Into Running Shoes (8 pics)

Discarded Plastic Fishing Nets Retrieved from the Ocean Used in New Shoe Prototype (9 pics)

Adidas  is now designing shoes from our oceans’ detritus, recently producing the world’s first prototype with parts constructed from ocean plastic and illegal deep-sea gillnets. The athletic apparel manufacture partnered with Parley for the Oceans  as collaborators, a group of creators, thinkers, and leaders who design projects that aim to end the destruction of our oceans. The community explains, “Our oceans are about to collapse and there is not much time to turn it around.l

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Discarded Plastic Fishing Nets Retrieved from the Ocean Used in New Shoe Prototype (9 pics)

Foggy Forests of Ancient Trees Pruned for Charcoal in Basque Country Photographed by Oskar Zapirain (11 pics)

Oskar Zapirain 's photographs capture eerie forests cast in thick fog, hazy light descending upon the foliage in the same green shade that blankets the floor in moss. Zapirain has been attracted to this landscape for years because of the homogenous light as well as the way it forces the viewer directly into a mystical atmosphere. The forest Zapirain features is a beech forest in Oiartzun, Basque Country in Northern Spain..

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Foggy Forests of Ancient Trees Pruned for Charcoal in Basque Country Photographed by Oskar Zapirain (11 pics)