Midway – Message from the Gyre

MIDWAY – A FILM BY CHRIS JORDAN

Midway Atoll is located near the apex of what is being called the Pacific Garbage Patch, a swirling soup of millions of tons of plastic pollution. In fact, much of this plastic can not be seen at, but it can’t be avoided as it comes ashore on these pristine beaches and in the stomachs of the birds. The islands are literally covered with plastic garbage, illustrating on several levels the interconnectedness and interdependence of the systems on our finite planet.

Update 09.03.2013: Pottwal aus dem Mittelmeer verendet an Plastikmüll – Spiegel Online

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