Photographer Documents Effects of Plastic Waste on Birds in the Pacific

¬©Chris Jordan In these horrifying photos Chris Jordon documents how adult Albatross feed their young plastic foraged from the ocean, mistaking it for food. The plastic eventually kills the baby birds. “Prix Pictet finalist¬†Chris Jordan has been documenting an astonishing and disturbing effect of consumer waste: discarded plastic packaging and toys inside the stomachs of […]

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Drowning in an Ocean of Plastic

Wired The United Nations has turned its attention to the oceans for World Environment Day, and one of the main evildoers is a familiar one — plastic. Marine trash, mainly plastic, is killing more than a million seabirds and 100,000 mammals and sea turtles each year, said U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan in a statement. click […]

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