Luke Pollard MP Member of Parliament for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport
- Luke talks to Lewis Pugh about his swim under an Antarctic icesheet.
- Pugh discusses protecting a large area of East Antarctica
- Luke and Lewis both agree on the need to protect all oceans around the world.
Luke is very passionate about both Plymouth and the enviorment, not just of Plymouth and also the world. An important part of saving the enviorment is preserving our oceans and also the Antartic icesheets. If you want to understand what exactly Lewis did, and the reason why he did it click here. He aims to protect 3 areas in the Antarctic that cover roughly 7 million square kilomters.
Lewis Pugh is a Plymouthian legend is a big advocate for cleaning up the oceans. Pugh has swam across the world to higlight issues like melting ice sheets and rising sea levels.
He agrees with Luke that we need to protect these areas to halt climate change. Luke has followed Pugh’s story throughout the last month and hopes to continue working with him in the future.