Whale You Were Shopping

Whale I’ve got you there. You need to read this.

All jokes aside, this is actually quite serious. On October 15th, less than two weeks ago, a whale washed up on the shore of Tongshi in Taiwan. Marine biologists conducted an autopsy and found enough plastic and fish netting in the whale’s stomach to fill an excavator bucket. (For all who don’t know, that’s the scoop bucket at the front of a bulldozer).
This man-made trash is consumed by whales, sea birds and many other marine animals and causes them to feel full, but as it isn’t digested, causes them to die of malnutrition.

The biologists said the main form of plastic that they found was plastic bags.

Simply put, this is unacceptable, and we are responsible.

Think about your choices.

Plastic bags are not necessary. Make the change.

– Do You Really Need That Drastic Bag?

Leave a comment below and tell me what you think. #plasticisdrastic

Full article at: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-10-27/rubbish-haul-found-in-stomach-of-dead-whale/6886968