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Research – Closing The Ocean Plastic Mass Balance

I am Mathias Egger, I am a marine scientist working in Ocean Cleanup, and I study ocean plastic pollution. My research is mainly focused on the question of how much plastic is in the ocean and where it ultimately turns out. So, how many are floating on the surface and …

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How the oceans can clean themselves: Boyan Slat at TEDxDelft

Translator: Ondrej Moravchik Reviewer: Tatiana Yevdzhich Once there was a stone age, a bronze age, and now we are in the middle of the plastic age. Because every year we produce about 300,000,000 tons of plastic, and part of it goes into rivers, waterways and, ultimately, into oceans. If you …

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GTN Ocean Clean-Up Special | GTN Show Ep. 87

– This is a GTN show. Yes, I know, we are back on the beach. But I thought that would be rude, because we are still here in Southern California. But we are here to talk about plastic, and what we, triathletes, can do to help the problem of plastic …

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Did The Ocean Cleanup Project Fail?

You’ve probably seen this before. Most likely, it was one of those things that you saw around Facebook for about a week, and then never heard from again. This is the first stand-alone Ocean Cleanup system. It was launched in September 2018, and since then little has been heard about …

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The Ocean Cleanup Technology, Explained

a trillion pieces of plastic floats on the surface of the Great Pacific Trash. Ocean Cleanup is deploying the world’s first technology solution to this growing problem. The principle underlying this is simple: create a coastline where there is none … concentrate plastic … and pull it out. The system …

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