Do you remember the scene from “The Graduate”, where the main character get’s a serious piece of advice from a friend of the family: “Plastics! There is a great future in plastics!” If not, watch it here:
Now fast forward to the future, which in the mean time has become the present:
Photograph © Chris Jordan
The picture shows an Albatros chick which has been killed by the bits of plastic its parents has fead to it, apparently believing it was food. Its not the only one. In the Pacific, an area the size of the state of Texas is filled with plastic waste. Se the rest of Chris Jordans photo-essay on the web-site of The Guardian.