Balloon releases litter the landscape and sometimes endanger marine wildlife, but stopping these releases can be challenging.
One reason is a group called the Balloon Council, according to Treehugger.
The article also informs us there is a way to fight back.
An organization called Balloons Blow offers fact sheets on the environmental damage balloons cause.
This a really relevant topic as graduations are occurring all over Florida and other events such as weddings are common at this time of year. Both sometimes include balloon releases.
If you hear one is planned talk to organizers and ask them to celebrate in a more sensitive manner.