Check out Chris Jordan's new photographs from Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. They illustrate a sad tale of how plastic marine debris is killing sea birds by the thousands in the Central Pacific. You may also want to watch his 6 minute slideshow of the images.
Also check out some of his other work, Chris Jordan is a photographer famous for his visualization of numbers related to environmental and social problems. You may have come across some of his work from his book "Running the Numbers - An American Self Portrait."