The whale died Friday after a five-day fight, the country's Department of Marine and Coastal Resources said, becoming the latest high-profile incident of marine life forced to live in oceans littered with human rubbish. 'We use a lot of plastic'.
It vomited up five bags during rescue attempts which proved fruitless, as the animal died a short time later.
Experts believe the pilot whale, which would normally feed predominantly on squid, thought the floating plastic bags were food.
His post went on to encourage Thais to replace plastic bag usage with reusable bags, writing, "In the meantime, I can only ask, my friend, 'please, don't forget the fabric bag from home'".
The Thai government last month said it was considering a levy on disposable plastic shopping bags.
Indonesia, China, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam dump more plastic into the oceans than the rest of the world combined, according to Ocean Conservancy, a Washington-based non-profit. Kenya past year enacted the world's toughest law against plastic bags.
Almost 300 marine animals including pilot whales, sea turtles and dolphins, are killed each year in Thailand from accidental plastic consumption.
Greenpeace's Tara urged the government to quickly enact regulations.
This is the event where Apple previews the next major updates to its iPhone , Mac, Apple TV and Watch software at WWDC . Stay tuned for all the coverage of the World Wide Developer's Conference that commences on June 4th.
The stratovolcano - a volcano built from layers of ash and lava - "has erupted on and off for centuries", according to the U.S. Seven people have been killed and 20 hurt after a volcano near Guatemala City exploded in a fiery display of ash and lava .
As soon as " Roseanne " was canceled earlier this week, people began wondering whether we'd truly seen the last of the show. On Wednesday, another source told ET that the possibility of a Roseanne spinoff show wasn't necessarily off the table.
World number 72 Marco Cecchinato shocked eighth seed David Goffin to set up a French Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic . Errors from both players made it an entertaining, if not high quality, opener as they battled it out from the baseline.
Barcelona have agreed a five-year contract extension with France global centre-half Samuel Umtiti , the club have announced. Barcelona lifted the Copa del Rey during his first season, a feat they repeated in 2017-18 before also winning La Liga.
The National Mining Association says in a statement that it has not received details of the plan from the Department of Energy. Under a 2010 agreement, Portland General Electric plans to shut Oregon's only coal-fired power plant in Boardman in 2020.
Germany and Belgium have become the latest countries to confirm their 23-man squads for the upcoming World Cup . Germany are in Group F with Mexico, Sweden and South Korea, and play their first match on Sunday, 17 June.
But the North has given no clear hints about how far it could go toward meeting US demands to dismantle its nuclear program. Syria and North Korea have been accused of co-operating on chemical weapons, but both deny the accusations.
The stratovolcano - a volcano built from layers of ash and lava - "has erupted on and off for centuries", according to the U.S. The conical Volcan de Fuego reaches an altitude of 3,763 metres above sea level at its peak.
Trump's absence from the public eye has prompted reactions, including jokes and conspiracy theories, from many social media users. Her absence from public events she would normally attend has sparked speculation in the U.S. media and on Twitter.
England's World Cup preparations continue with another friendly against Costa Rica at Elland Road on Thursday. The second time was a group phase tie at the 2002 World Cup in Korea/Japan.
Trump steel tariffs illegal, says UK's Liam Fox
On Friday, the European Union launched a case with the World Trade Organisation on China's unfair technology transfers. For his part, Trump knows all about the popularity of blaming trade partners for his country's perceived problems.
SpaceX launches communications satellite
This satellite will provide video, data, and other communications services across the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East. Payer traveled from SES headquarters in Luxembourg to watch the launch of his company's SES-12 satellite.
Nationalists back in power in Catalonia
Mr Sánchez is opposed to another independence referendum in Catalonia, but wants talks on the situation in the prosperous region. He made the call as his regional executive was sworn in at an emotional ceremony full of pro-independence symbolism.
State wants death for 2 in killing of deputy
The sheriff read a statement from Baker's wife, Lisa, who thanked law enforcement officials and the community for their support. Investigators say the trooper approached Wiggins and when he noticed when it was Wiggins, he arrested him without any issues.
Galaxy Note 9 is coming August 9, report says
Samsung is reportedly working on its forthcoming flagship phablet device Samsung Galaxy Note 9 smartphone by Q3 this year. Though rumors have been heard about Snapdragon 850, no clear report confirming it has been released yet.
Fulham want Jokanovic to sign new contract
John Obi Mikel has accused Antonio Conte of disrespecting him after being forced to leave Chelsea in January a year ago . Mikel helped Chelsea to win the Premier League with Conte before moving to Tianjin.
Lydia Ko fails to make progress in final round of US Open
The former Rolex Rankings world No. 1 is projected to move from No. 5 to No. 2 in the world with her victory at Shoal Creek. It marked an unbelievable recovery for the 22-year old, who had been hanging on after Kim birdied the first playoff hole.