A Sky plastic whale and a powerful MCS message
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
- Download the Great British Beach Clean Report 2017
- View the Sky Ocean Rescue news video
- Join a beach clean
- Help stop the plastic tide
Did you know?…
Globally, plastic litter has reached every part of the world’s oceans
On UK beaches levels of litter have doubled in the past 20 years
We removed 568,000 pieces of litter from our coasts in one year
MCS in partnership with Waitrose
We’re running hundreds of clean-up events during our famous Great British Beach Clean weekend from Friday 15 to Monday 18 September with loads more taking place throughout the year.
Anyone can volunteer, so get involved at an event near you!Get involved now
Help protect 40% of English seas
Let the government know they must protect our ocean and marine wildlife before it’s too late.