MARPOL and the Death of an Albatross

John Konrad
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September 3, 2007

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Our friends at Never Sea Land bring us a story on the fate of an Albatross after consuming plastic.

Cynthia Vanderlip, manager of the State of Hawaii’s Kure Atoll Wildlife Sanctuary, cut open the dead body of a fledgling Laysan albatross (nicknamed “Shed Bird”) to find more than half a pound of plastic in its stomach.

Read the rest of the story and get the links HERE and an interesting story on the life of the albatross HERE.

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