A Laysan albatross known as Wisdom — at least 63 years old– rears a chick on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.
(CNN) — On an island nestled away in the North Pacific Ocean, thousands of albatrosses are dying. They see colorful bits of plastic in the ocean and confuse them for food. Many of them fly back with toothbrushes, lighters and other plastic products to feed their young. The end result is grim. And that’s just part of the problem.…MORE