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Plastic Whale, A

Alternative title
A Plastic Whale: The Documentary
Synopsis
This Sky News documentary shows the devastating effects of plastic on ocean life by following the case of a post-mortem examination of a Cuvier’s beaked whale. The procedure confirmed that its intestines were entirely clogged with plastic. The film won the tve’s Press Association Award for Environmental Storytelling in 2017. [46 minutes]
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
2017
Subjects
Biology; Environmental science
Keywords
plastics; pollution; whales

Online availability

URI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Km_NTjnxnZk&t=1851s&utm_source=tve+%7C+television+for+the+environment&utm_campaign=69832df072-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_05_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_41ac7ef590-69832df072-174741281
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed

Distribution Formats

Type
Film

Production Company

Name

Sky News

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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