“The ghosts of our consumption”

Image: Chris Jordan 

Image: Chris Jordan 

“Albatross chicks eat what their parents feed them, plastic included.” Unfortunately, the ocean is now littered with plastics “including pieces of shotgun shells, paintbrushes, pump spray nozzles, toothpaste tube caps, clothespins, buckles, toys - just to name a few.” Their parents “mistake the trash for food as they forage the vast, polluted Pacific Ocean.”

Source: Gyre: The Plastic Ocean exhibit, Anchorage Museum, Alaska

Book: Gyre: The Plastic Ocean