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Thursday, June 16, 2016
Storm Drain Medallion
Blog

Seas of Plastic

    By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval, Inc.) Garbage is a problem. But, plastic is the real disaster – it is as valid on land as it is on the

June 16, 2016
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Monday, November 23, 2015
ocean-plastic floating debris
Environment

Biodegradable Plastics Don’t Work At Sea – Says New UN Study

“Don’t discard ‘Biodegradable’ plastics at sea” asks a new report from the United Nations because biodegradable

November 23, 2015
Total Views: 41

Sunday, June 7, 2015
Blog

20-Year-Old Inventor Announces Colossal Ocean Plastic Cleaning System

“Taking care of the world’s ocean garbage problem is one of the largest environmental challenges mankind faces today.” said Boyan Slat, 20-year old

June 7, 2015
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Thursday, January 2, 2014
dnv gl spindrift research vessel
News

Spindrift – A Plastic Debris Research Concept Vessel

"Like CO2, plastic pollution in the ocean is everyone's problem," says Bjørn Haugland, DNV-GL's Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer. "And like CO2,

January 2, 2014
Total Views: 74

Friday, October 7, 2011
ocean-plastic
Uncategorized

Throwing Plastic In The Ocean; Just Don’t Do It

This has been a public service announcement from your friends at gCaptain. (Via

October 7, 2011
Total Views: 45

Monday, July 26, 2010
Interesting

Plastiki – Catamaran Made of Plastic Soda Bottles

UPDATE: July 26, 2010 – gCaptain first reported on the Plastitki, a 60-foot catamaran made out of 2-liter soda bottles, over a year ago and we are now

July 26, 2010
Total Views: 326

Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Video

Garbage Patch – Plastic Island in the Pacific

With all the recent talk of the Gulf Oil Spill and its effect on the marine environment it is good to take a moment and look at some of

July 6, 2010
Total Views: 4

Friday, July 2, 2010
Uncategorized

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch – Mapped

(Source: IMC Brokers) In the broad expanse of the northern Pacific Ocean, there exists the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, a slowly moving, clockwise spiral of

July 2, 2010
Total Views: 692

Thursday, February 7, 2008
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Rubbish Soup – Plastic At Sea

Bitterend found this great image of so called “Rubbish Soup”. They tell us; “The vast expanse of debris – in effect the world’s

February 7, 2008
Total Views: 36