An autopsy revealed the shocking amount of plastic pollution lodged in the whale's stomach that was preventing it from eating - slowly starving the 12ft long animal to death.
The whale spit out five plastic bags on Friday and later died, the Marine and Coastal Resources Department said on its website.
Before its death, the whale spat out five plastic bags.
The pilot whale was discovered early last week in a canal in the southern province of Songkhla and received treatment from a team of veterinarians.
A Thai marine official said the pilot whale, which mostly feeds on squid, probably thought the floating bags were food.
Peter Thomson, the U.N. Secretary General's Special Envoy for the Ocean, told CBS News, "there is no quick fix to this enormous problem and many processes and methods will be required to correct the wrongs that we have brought upon the ocean with our plastic plague".
From street vendors selling satay to shop clerks putting purchases into multiple bags, Thais use a huge amount of plastic.
Just Cause 4 accidentally leaks online ahead of E3 launch The other odd thing about Just Cause 4 is that it means Swedish developer Avalanche Studios now has three games on the go. It looks as though Just Cause 4 may have been accidentally leaked via a Steam advert which many users have reported on.
Guatemala volcano eruption death toll hits 99 The 3,763-meter Volcan de Fuego is one of several active volcanoes among 34 in the Central American country. More than 60 people have died from the Fuego Volcano eruption in Guatemala that happened on Sunday.
"Without specific goals for reducing plastic consumption and more effective waste management, people do not know what to do, even if they want to do more", said Tara Buakamsri, Thailand country director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia.
In May, the Thai government said it was considering introducing a tax on disposable plastic shopping bags or introducing biodegradable alternatives to cut down on plastic waste, according to the Bangkok Post.
We'll find out in just a few days and get an idea of what's in store for Xbox One gaming over the next few months. Terry Crews , who has a role in the game, said on Twitter today, " Trust me, it'll be worth the wait ".
Per Jacqueline Alemany of CBS News, Trump said, "I'm thinking about Muhammad Ali" when discussing potential pardons. US President Donald Trump is considering pardoning boxing legend Muhammad Ali for his draft dodging conviction.
This will be Trump's second summit of the G-7, an informal gathering that meets every year under a rotating chairmanship. Canada's Trudeau also slammed the tariffs after they were announced, calling them "totally unacceptable".
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Others who could see a bump in value include tight end Rob Gronkowski along with running backs Rex Burkhead and James White. One league source said Edelman was appealing, as he has never tested positive despite taking "hundreds of tests".
Today, Essential is announcing new audio improvements for the PH-1, including a new module that adds a headphone jack. Better yet, new PH-1 buyers can get a free set of the company's USB-C earbuds included with the device.
The most popular guess so far is "breakfast", but the company hinted on Twitter that it may not "breakfast". Now, we're flippin' our name to IHOb. "Find out what it could b on 6.11.18." the tweet read.
Although she heard that song at the last minute, Kardashian was present for most of the recording sessions. But then Tuesday morning, they come in and they lost their job and they can't go back and make that.
If the reports are accurate, presumably Martin Shrkeli's rare advance copy of "Tha Carter V " has dropped significantly in value. Lil Wayne has been able to settle his two long-running lawsuits against Univeral Music and Cash Money Records.
Lanzini started in Argentina's 4-0 win over Haiti on May 29 in their only warm-up game ahead of the World Cup. Sampaoli is expected to name a replacement ahead of Argentina travelling to Russian Federation on Saturday.
I got to touch more people's lives and influence more people and perform in front of more people, and that was a great thing. Mike Jackson will probably be the first person to tell you he doesn't belong amongst the best fighters in the UFC .
Harry Kane close to signing new Tottenham Hotspur deal
Kane scored 30 goals in the Premier League this season, finding the net 46 times for club and country, as Spurs finished third. The Argentinian also turned down the possibility of joining Real Madrid after Zinedine Zidane left the Santiago Bernabeu.
Yes, senators can work in August
Corker acknowledged the difficulty in passing legislation despite "tremendous concern" among lawmakers in both parties. Krueger's comments were out of order, after asking the lieutenant governor to adjust her microphone.
Behind The Latest Breast Cancer Research
Rosenberg also believes there is early evidence to show that immunotherapy may also be effective for liver and colon cancer. Next, they took immune cells known as tumor infiltrating lymphocytes or T cells from the tumor tissue.
FREE Taco Bell Doritos Locos Taco on June 13
All that means is that the road team-in this case, the Warriors-have to win a game on the home team's territory. Taco Bell will give away one free Doritos Locos Taco to every customer at every location across the country.
Belgium 3-0 Egypt
Salah beat Harry Kane to the Premier League Golden Boot award after netting 32 times in his debut season at Merseyside. If Lukaku and Hazard are in top form in Russia, Belgium might not miss Kompany too badly.
LeBron’s Honest Explanation as to Why He Left Cavs in 2010
James, whose team trails the Golden State Warriors three games to none in the NBA Finals, is a potential free agent this summer. They play Game 4 in Cleveland on Friday. "Holding Steph to 11 points and Klay to 10, you would think you would win that game".