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“Midway.” A Love Story for our Time from the Heart of the Pacific”—By Chris Jordan, Midway Film

WATCH: “Midway” A love story for our time from the heart of the Pacific”—By Chris Jordan, Midway Film


A shocking film from Midway Island in the North Pacific Ocean, by Midway Film.

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“© Midway: Message from the Gyre (2009),” from the Midway Series. (08-01-2010)
A photographic work, courtesy of © Chris Jordan, featured in Coastal Care.

Midway Journey II, An Environmental Tragedy Depicted (02-2011)
Five media artists, led by photographer Chris Jordan, traveled to Midway Atoll to witness the catastrophic effect of our disposable culture on some of the world’s most beautiful and symbolic creatures. But even more, they embarked on an introspective journey to confront a vitally relevant question: In this time of unprecedented global crisis, how can we move through grief, denial, despair and immobility into new territories of acceptance, possibility, and wise action?

Biodegradable Plastics Are as Persistent as Regular Plastics, Study Finds, Yale E360(03-19-2015)
Plastics designed to degrade don’t break down any faster than their conventional counterparts, according to research published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology…

Plastic Pollution / When The Mermaids Cry: The Great Plastic Tide, Coastal Care
“The unprecedented plastic waste tide plaguing our oceans and shores, can become as limited as our chosen relationship with plastics, which involves a dramatic behavioral change on our part…”

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