Officials said the whale died of an abdominal infection, called peritonitis: It just couldn't digest the waste it had swallowed, causing its digestive system to rupture
The discovery has prompted authorities in Murcia, Spain, to launch a campaign to clean up its beaches?
Around 150 million tons of plastic are already floating in our oceans -- with an additional 8⃣ million tons entering the water each year, according to the World Economic Forum. A report, released last month, found 70% of marine litter is non-degradable plastic. And that figure is expected to triple within a decade