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After BBC Nature Series Upsets Viewers, Twitter User Gives Helpful Tips On Lessening Plastic Usage

By Aimee Lutkin

On Sunday, the BBC aired Blue Planet 2, and broke viewers' hearts with a stark look at what humans are doing to the Earth and its oceans.

Featured in the documentary was a pilot whale, whose baby had died from causes likely related to plastic ingestion or chemicals in the water. Devastated, the mother was unable to let the baby go, and swam through the water with its decomposing corpse.