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One Planet: The impacts of ocean plastic on the lives of albatrosses


On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, internationally renowned photographer Chris Jordan joins us to discuss his new documentary Albatross, a powerful and intimate visual journey about the lives of these magnificent seabirds.

He focuses on the devastating effects of ocean plastic on the lives of albatrosses on Midway, a remote island in the North Pacific Ocean. He films tens of thousands of albatross chicks lying dead on the ground, their bodies filled with plastic. What does this say about our society and what can be done about it?


Chris Jordan, award winning photographer, and director of the documentary Albatross

Web Resources:

Chris Jordan: Albatross

Albatross is screening on May 5 at The Cinearts Sequoia in Mill Valley at 6:15pm

Albatross is screening on May 6 at the Rafael Film Center in San Rafael at 7:30pm


Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.