Whale found with 6kg of plastic in stomach

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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This is terrible, we need to make a change.

Anonymous
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THis was soo sad to read

Anonymous
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Anonymous

This is soo sad to read

steven
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steven

that is sad

Anonymous
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Anonymous

rip whale 2018

RyeGG
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RyeGG

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

BEN
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BEN

terrible

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

Anonymous
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Anonymous

so sad

georgisa
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georgisa

so sad

Anonymous
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Anonymous

sad

Anonymous
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Anonymous

We need to think of a world saving idea fast

AJ
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AJ

I feel sad about the whale.

guest
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guest

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

Aaron GG 25
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Aaron GG 25

I feel bad

z
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z

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

vlean
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vlean

get rid of plastic, all of it

Anonymous
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you are so good people

Anonymous
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Anonymous

u guys have to be nicer

Anonymous
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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
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we need to stop useing plasect

Anonymous
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Anonymous

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

Sarah
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Sarah

that is soooooo sad to here

basil
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basil

we need to save them

rhiannon
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rhiannon

that is so sad

guy
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guy

i am crying right now i’m so sad

guy
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guy

so sad

HES YELLOW HAS HOLES hes spongebob...
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HES YELLOW HAS HOLES hes spongebob...

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

Anonymous
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this is hrobble

Shaza Khalid
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Shaza Khalid

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

Anonymous
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who are you where you come from i come samoa

Hettie
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Hettie

I recon it did cause the whales death ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™‚

Anonymous
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this show what pollution can do to us

Random
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Random

P.S. very sorry for whales death.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

so so sad

Anonymous
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Anonymous

That is sad stop pollution people!!!

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

Anonymous
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Wow. No more plastic!

Anonymous
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that is so sad

Anonymous
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thats is so bad

Anonymous
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Anonymous

we need to stop!!!

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