88 pounds of plastic found in dead whale in the Philippines

88 pounds of plastic found in dead whale in the Philippines

Researchers have said that a dead whale that washed up in the Philippines had 40kg (88 lbs) of plastic bags inside its stomach. There were 16 rice sacks in its stomach, as well as ’multiple shopping bags’. The 1,100-pound whale, measuring 15 feet long, was found in the town of Mabini.

KCooper
KCooper
ZK AY
ZK AY 1 year

The Asian region is the world's largest oceans polluter and no one addresses it.

DKO
DKO 1 year

Maybe we should make plastic that's not as tasty?

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 1 year

Can't you see this whale could've been saved with a carbon tax just like the world?! Oh wait...

(Un)Fortunate Son
(Un)Fortunate Son 1 year

Personally I don’t understand the overuse of plastics. They’re practically useless when it comes to being recycled.

Crimson Jester
Crimson Jester 1 year

very sad

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