23 Apr '12, 12pm

Is This Yours? Search Midway Atoll's Lost & Found For Your Lost Plastic Stuff

Is This Yours? Search Midway Atoll's Lost & Found For Your Lost Plastic Stuff

Walking around and finding tons (literally) of household items, fishing gear, and toys it occurred to me that Midway is kind of like a giant Lost & Found. While many plastic pieces are small and turn the white sands of the beaches into a rainbow-speckled mess, many pieces are still identifiable. And the bits and pieces are everywhere, even in the nests of albatross chicks, ending up here most likely because a parent brought it back as food for either its current or past chicks.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/ocean-conservation/is-this-your...

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