Midway Atoll. This Day in WWII History: Jun 4, 1942: The Battle of Midway begins

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On one of the remotest islands on our planet (Midway Atoll), tens of thousands of baby albatrosses lie dead on the ground, their bodies filled with plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Photo: Chris Jordan - See more at: http://pacificvoyagers.org/midway-atoll-the-plastic-plight-of-the-albatross#sthash.vtVqWNvk.dpuf

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Midway, photography project by Chris Jordan, plastics do not disintegrate, design squish blog On Midway Atoll, a remote cluster of islands more than 2000 miles from the nearest continent, nesting albatross chicks are fed lethal quantities of plastic by their parents, who mistake the floating trash for food as they forage over the vast polluted Pacific Ocean...

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White Sands and Water, Sand Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii

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Photos of dead baby albatrosses by Chris Jordan from Midway Island. The nesting chicks are fed lethal quantities of plastic by their parents, who mistake the floating trash for food as they forage over the vast polluted Pacific Ocean. See more of his work here http://www.chrisjordan.com/gallery/midway/#. Donate to the Midway Project here http://www.midwayjourney.com/

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The Raft – S.A. Bodeen Robbie's last-minute flight to the Midway Atoll proves to be a nightmare when the plane goes down in shark-infested waters. Fighting for her life, the co-pilot Max pulls her onto the raft, and that's when the real terror begins.

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