The effects of marine litter on birdlife

October 22nd, 2009

Photographer Chris Jordan has published a heart-breaking series of photos of the effects of litter on baby Albatross.  On the tiny Midway Atoll in the middle of the North Pacific, tens of thousands of Albatross chicks die yearly of toxicity and starvation because their parents feed them plastic, thinking it’s food.

See the photos here

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