A Sky plastic whale and a powerful MCS message

Jack Versiani Holt By: Jack Versiani Holt
Date posted: 15 August 2017

Our CEO Sandy Luk becomes an #oceanhero by joining Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Jodie Kidd at Sky’s Plastic Whale launch in London. A beautiful whale with an ugly truth.

Eight million tonnes of plastic are polluting the world’s oceans every year. A 10-metre whale made from single-use plastic is on a tour of the UK to highlight the problem.

Actions you can take

  1. View the Sky Ocean Rescue news video
  2. Download the Great British Beach Clean Report 2019
  3. Join a beach clean
  4. Help stop the plastic tide

Did you know?…

Plastic has been found in the stomachs of almost all marine species including fish, birds, whales, dolphins, seals and turtles

Globally, plastic litter has reached every part of the world’s oceans

Over time, one plastic bottle bobbing along in the ocean can break down in to hundreds of tiny plastic pieces