Monterey Bay Aquarium’s life-sized blue whale art installation is on display at Crissy Field in the heart of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco, to bring awareness to the issue of ocean plastic pollution. The largest animal ever to live on Earth, a blue whale can weigh about 300,000 pounds – the approximate weight of plastic that ends up in the ocean every nine minutes.

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s life-sized blue whale art installation is on display at Crissy Field in the heart of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco, to bring awareness to the issue of ocean plastic pollution. The largest animal ever to live on Earth, a blue whale can weigh about 300,000 pounds – the approximate weight of plastic that ends up in the ocean every nine minutes.