Charity says don’t let go

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the UK’s leading marine charity, is hoping to encourage communities to think again before organising balloon and sky lantern releases.

For as stunning as they may look, the results on the marine environment can be devastating.

MCS pollution campaigns officer Emma Cunningham says choking and entanglement are the biggest dangers that balloons and lanterns cause when they float back down to earth.

For more, visit www.mcsuk.org/url/dontletgo