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

Did you know?…

MCS launched its Beachwatch programme in 1994

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

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

Great British Beach Clean

Swansea beachclean

We’re running hundreds of beach clean-up events Friday 20 to Monday 23 September as part of the Great British Beach Clean and many more throughout the year.

Get involved now