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. Help stop the plastic tide
  2. View the Sky Ocean Rescue news video
  3. Join a beach clean
  4. Download the Great British Beach Clean Report 2018

Did you know?…

MCS launched its Beachwatch programme in 1994

On UK beaches levels of litter have doubled in the past 20 years

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

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