Friday 8 June marks World Oceans Day. To honour the day, ethical soap and beauty brand Lush is launching a brand new campaign to raise awareness of the effect of plastics on ocean life.
Plastic debris is currently killing marine wildlife at an alarming rate. Marine plastic pollution is responsible for affecting at least 267 species worldwide.
A staggering 86% of all sea turtle species, 44% of all sea bird species and 43% of all marine mammal species have been impacted by plastic debris.
Sea birds unwittingly feed plastics to their chicks, negatively impacting on chick development and survival. Fish ingest plastic debris that causes intestinal problems and death, and as… Read the full story