These strandings show us the results of our plastic-oriented society. Animals inadvertently consume plastic, and they suffer because of it.
If we could see the effect of what we're doing, we'd stop doing it, wouldn't we?
The animals’ stomachs were filled with plastic debris. A 13-metre-long fishing net, a 70cm piece of plastic from a car and other pieces of plastic litter had been inadvertently ingested by the animals, who may have thought they were food, such as squid, their main diet, which they consume by sucking their prey into their mouths...
Our use and abuse of animals seems in inverse proportion to the almost ritual reverence in which we purport to hold them