10 Year Challenge Sparks Debate About Climate Change

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The #10-year challenge is the first big internet craze of 2019, which is currently sweeping all the major social media. Millions of people around the world used it to showcase their decade-long transformation, but some saw it as an opportunity to highlight the devastating effect of climate change.

Instead of sharing awkward and adorable photos of themselves from 2009, environmental activists used this viral craze to draw attention to how much Earth has changed in the past decade. The #10-year challenge started off as a fun little game, but climate-change versions of the meme sent a powerful message about the state of the world we live in.

These photos were taken all around the world and show how rapidly things are degrading in the modern world. Sea levels are rising, coral reefs are being wiped out, Antarctic ice is melting faster than ever, and these photos are tangible proof that global warming is a real threat.

the 10-year challenge” was all fun and games before these pics overtaken our feeds, but in the end of the day – we’re glad they did. Let’s hope they’ll force people to take a better care of the planet and inspire actual change.