The remains of an albatross chick, filled with pieces of plastic, photographed on Midway Island by Chris Jordan, who has extensively documented the phenomenon (see http://www.chrisjordan.com/gallery/midway/#CF000478%2019x25 ). Photo: Chris Jordan The remains of an albatross chick, filled with pieces of plastic, photographed on Midway Island by Chris Jordan, who has extensively documented the phenomenon (see http://www.chrisjordan.com/gallery/midway/#CF000478%2019x25 ). Photo: Chris Jordan
The remains of an albatross chick, filled with pieces of plastic, photographed on Midway Island by Chris Jordan, who has extensively documented the phenomenon (see http://www.chrisjordan.com/gallery/midway/#CF000478%2019x25 ). Photo: Chris Jordan

Gut wrenching: 90pc of seabirds likely have bits of plastic in their stomach

The remains of an albatross chick, filled with pieces of plastic, photographed on Midway Island by Chris Jordan, who has extensively documented the phenomenon (see http://www.chrisjordan.com/gallery/midway/#CF000478%2019x25 ). Photo: Chris Jordan The remains of an albatross chick, filled with pieces of plastic, photographed on Midway Island by Chris Jordan, who has extensively documented the phenomenon (see http://www.chrisjordan.com/gallery/midway/#CF000478%2019x25 ). Photo: Chris Jordan
The remains of an albatross chick, filled with pieces of plastic, photographed on Midway Island by Chris Jordan, who has extensively documented the phenomenon (see http://www.chrisjordan.com/gallery/midway/#CF000478%2019x25 ). Photo: Chris Jordan
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