British swimmer crosses Red Sea for climate

STORY: Location: Red Sea

This British swimmer swam across the Red Sea in the name of climate change

evading oil tankers and sharks on his 76-mile swim journey

Lewis Pugh took 16-days to swim from Saudi Arabia to Egypt

ahead of the COP27 climate conference at Sharm el-Sheikh

He wants to raise climate change awareness and urge world leaders to cut emissions

[Lewis Pugh, Endurance swimmer]

"The greatest threat to the environment is the belief that somebody else is going to solve this crisis, that some other country is going to cut its emissions, that some other company is going to stop polluting the environment, that somebody is going to come up with a technological solution. All of us have to take action now."