05/11/2017 08:44 GMT

'Blue Planet 2': Three Startling Ways We're Destroying The Ocean And How To Stop

'Although it’s out of sight, out of mind to a lot of us, it still occupies 70 percent of our planet and defines our well being.'

From a pilot whale nursing her dead calf to albatross regurgitating plastic to their young, Blue Planet 2′s producers told HuffPost UK about the startling consequences humans are having on the planet’s oceans.

And it’s not only the estimated eight million tonnes of plastic we pump into the ocean each year that is wreaking havoc.

Watch the video above to find out how we’re impacting our oceans and why it’s not too late to stop.