Heartbreaking Images Paint A Picture Of How Bad Our Plastic Problem Has Become

Via Chris Jordan

In case you we needed another remind why we need to end single-use plastic, here we are.

In images from US filmmaker Chris Jordan, dead birds’ stomachs are seen filled with plastic . The images are heartbreaking and captures the striking disaster that is happening worldwide.

Via Chris Jordan

The images were taken of Albatross chicks on Midway Island in the northern Pacific. There are approximately 40 to 60 people live on the island which most likely means that a majority of the plastic that the birds had ingested had come from other parts of the world via current.

Via Chris Jordan
Via Chris Jordan
Change can happen  but as Mr. Jordan said, we need society as a whole to buy into it. Promote brands that do not use single-use plastic and write your representatives to ensure they acknowledge the problem and want to do something about it.

 

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