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 2017
  2. Join a beach clean
  3. View the Sky Ocean Rescue news video
  4. Help stop the plastic tide

Did you know?…

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

We removed 568,000 pieces of litter from our coasts in one year

Around 40% of UK beach litter can be directly sourced to the public

MCS in partnership with Waitrose

We’re running hundreds of clean-up events during our famous Great British Beach Clean weekend from Friday 14 to Monday 17 September with loads more taking place throughout the year.

Anyone can volunteer, so get involved at an event near you!

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