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The SeaOrbiter: A Spaceship in the Ocean!?!

This Sea Orbiter is not a concept from the latest JJ Abrams Star Trek movie – even though it looks like an underwater version of a spaceship merged with a sailboat … This is real life soon arriving in the ocean – there is a research ship near you. It …

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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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Deep Sea Fish Farming in Geodesic Domes: Upgrade

Fifty years ago, almost everything we ate from the sea was wild, and the emergence of aquaculture was one of the major changes in fish. Approximately half of what we eat from the sea is grown if we think that this ethical shift in unbound aquapods will have the immediate …

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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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How Close Are We to Completely Mapping the Ocean?

We explored the jungle, desert, Arctic, even the moon. But one place still remains a largely unexplored enigma; our oceans Oceans occupy about 70% of the Earth’s surface, but we know more about the geography of Mars than about what lies at the bottom of the sea. But all this …

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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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