Dead whale washed up in Philippines had 40kg of plastic bags in its stomach

Marine biologists horrified to find 16 rice sacks and multiple shopping bags inside Cuvier’s beaked whale.

Last updated on 19 March 2019

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Philippines
Region: 
South-East Asia
Threats: 
Pollution
Species: 
Ziphius cavirostris
Species group: 
Marine mammals
CMS tags: 
plastic waste