The project aims to shock audiences after previous campaigns had failed to raise awareness © @PollutedWaterPopsicles
The project aims to shock audiences after previous campaigns had failed to raise awareness © @PollutedWaterPopsicles

Polluted popsicles highlight Taiwan’s toxic water

5 July 2017

Three university students have created 100 popsicles made from the polluted waters of Taiwan’s lakes, rivers, beaches and ports to raise awareness of environmental issues. 

Hung Yi-chen, Guo Yi-hui and Yu-ti, from the National Taiwan University of Arts, collected sewage runoff from 100 locations around Taiwan, freezing the samples in a popsicle mould and then encasing them in polyester resin.

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