Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

Chris Jordan’s ALBATROSS movie is offered as a free public artwork

The documentary film ALBATROSS was offered as a “permanent gift to the world” on World Oceans Day this month, when it was screened at the United Nations, for free viewing and downloading (click here).

A Laysan Albatross regurgitates plastic fragments to its chick

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Corpse of a Laysan Albatross on Midway showing its stomach contents of plastic artefacts, including a cigarette lighter

Photographs by Manuel Maqueda and Chris Jordan

Filmed at Midway Atoll in the North Pacific it concentrates on the ingestion of plastic artefacts by ACAP-listed and globally Near Threatened Laysan Albatrosses Phoebastria immutabilis.

Find more information on the 97-minute film here.

John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 21 June 2018