Chris Jordan’s amazing photographs of birds and the indigestible pieces of plastic that killed them are amazing in their efficient and potent storytelling.

Photo of dead bird with plastic in stomach

Since I saw this series, I can not get them out of my head. Every time I see plastic in a gutter, I think about this. And that’s great.

Someone designed all those things. Someone used them. Some person lit dozens of cigarettes of that lighter. Someone took those caps of their soda. Maybe me.

View the full Midway: Message from the Gyre series.

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