A dead baby albatross is a tough act to follow.
Nike’s Lorrie Vogel took the stage at Poptech this week to talk about the company’s sustainable product design efforts.
Immediately preceding her was an devastating presentation from photographer Chris Jordan, who shared a series of photographs from Midway Atoll of baby albatrosses who had died from ingesting plastic from the massive Pacific Garbage Patch.
Have you ever seen 500 people stunned into a complete and devastated silence?
Photographer Chris Jordan shared a sobering tale of his journey to Midway Atoll with the Poptech conference on Thursday, where he captured horrifying images of baby birds killed by plastic from the Pacific Trash Gyre. The crowd, which had been listening to a day of Big Ideas, was dumbstruck.