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Bronze 2021 Science / Environment

Sea of No Plastic

  • Prize
    Bronze in Science / Environment
  • Photographer
    Alexej Sachov

Humans replace endangered species with a more advanced one — the plastic-made species are now ruling the underwater world. Environmental pollution is one of the most terrifying problems of the modern world. Almost on every dive in every location you can see pockets.

Alexej Sachov was born in 1972 in Charkov, Soviet Union. He was inspired by photographs taken by his mother. Alexej is taking photos from his childhood. Alexej is a passionate diver, the challenges of underwater photography attracted Alexej. After relocation from Germany to Ukraine, Alexej joined Kiev school of photography which deals with courses and workshops. Alexej joined photography competitions in 2020. His underwater photos were honored by diverse competitions and were exhibited in the US, UK, Germany and in Ukraine, where Alexej lives currently.