Whale found with 6kg of plastic in stomach

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A dead sperm whale that washed ashore in a national park in Indonesia had nearly 6kg of plastic waste in its stomach.

Items found included 115 drinking cups, four plastic bottles, 25 plastic bags and two flip-flops.

The measured 9.5m long.

The discovery has caused concern among environmentalists.

It was not possible to say whether the plastic had caused the whale’s death.

The use of throwaway plastic is a particular problem in some South East Asian countries, including Indonesia.

Five Asian nations – China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand – account for up to 60% of the plastic waste that ends up in oceans, according to a 2015 report.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

This is terrible, we need to make a change.

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

THis was soo sad to read

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

This is soo sad to read

steven
steven
3 years ago

that is sad

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

rip whale 2018

RyeGG
RyeGG
3 years ago

that his horrible we need to stop using plastic so this stops happening to animals/sea life

BEN
BEN
3 years ago

terrible

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

we need to recycle otherwise we’ll end up like those animals

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

so sad

georgisa
georgisa
3 years ago

so sad

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

sad

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

We need to think of a world saving idea fast

AJ
AJ
3 years ago

I feel sad about the whale.

guest
guest
3 years ago

we really need to stop using plastic, this is so horrible

Aaron GG 25
Aaron GG 25
3 years ago

I feel bad

z
z
3 years ago

we need to get rid of all plastics and make sure there is none left

vlean
vlean
3 years ago

get rid of plastic, all of it

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

you are so good people

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

u guys have to be nicer

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

this is just devastatingly sad and brought me to tears.This should never happen again and if i see another dead whale from now to the time i die i will vomit.!!!:(:(:(:(:(

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

we need to stop useing plasect

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

6kg with 9m long we should stop using plastic DEFENENLY

Sarah
Sarah
2 years ago

that is soooooo sad to here

basil
basil
2 years ago

we need to save them

rhiannon
rhiannon
2 years ago

that is so sad

guy
guy
2 years ago

i am crying right now i’m so sad

guy
guy
2 years ago

so sad

HES YELLOW HAS HOLES hes spongebob...
HES YELLOW HAS HOLES hes spongebob...
2 years ago

soon the sealife is going to die and thats not cool i have cause i love turtles

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

this is hrobble

Shaza Khalid
Shaza Khalid
2 years ago

So sad. We should be taking better care of the environment

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

who are you where you come from i come samoa

Hettie
Hettie
2 years ago

I recon it did cause the whales death 🙁 🙂

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

this show what pollution can do to us

Random
Random
2 years ago

P.S. very sorry for whales death.

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

so so sad

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

That is sad stop pollution people!!!

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

That is so sad plastic is not fantastic for sea animals and creature under the sea.

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Wow. No more plastic!

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

that is so sad

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

thats is so bad

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

we need to stop!!!

Mia
Mia
1 year ago

That is so bad, you should not throw plastic in the sea.

Lucy
Lucy
1 year ago

?SO SO SAD?

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

I hope we can make a change to this and stop throwing plastic/rubbish waste into the ocean. this is killing our poor sea life, this needs to stop. It’s so sad to see many deaths of Whales/sea life every year. I hope we can all stop this 🙂

Aaren
Aaren
9 months ago

How bad!

hihi
hihi
6 months ago

so sad

jedidiah
jedidiah
3 months ago

wow

Jessica
Jessica
2 months ago

The poor whale how terrible is that we need to be more sustainable.

Narin
Narin
1 month ago

That is crazy how much plastic goes into that whale! We must change our actions because we don’t want that happening again.

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