Moved by a force which outweighs vast distances and the crushing pressures of the ocean

Graham Swift

Single-use plastic bag sales fall 86% since introduction of 5p charge

The whales show up less regularly now, perhaps disturbed from their age-old pattern

Neil Young

The undeliverable, nameless perils of the whale

Herman Melville

Of the three elemental voices, that of ocean is the most awesome, beautiful and varied

Henry Beston

‘And the whales will come and make a spinning compass of my heart’

Colin Williams

I see a whale in the south sea, drinking my soul away

William Blake

13 billion plastic drink bottles used in UK every year