August 15th, 2019 | by The Beam
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) is a major environmental problem, yet, in the context of the many warnings we’ve had over the last decade as to the damage we are doing to our planet, it seems perfectly in keeping with the times. Except, of course, that it’s not even new. Scientists have been officially monitoring its growth since the 1970s.
November 26th, 2018 | by The Beam
As the sea gets warmer, corals are bleaching. Coral-gardening projects are now flourishing all over the globe to prevent this underwater mangrove from turning completely white.
September 10th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch organization, has created a boom and skirt system is says will remove 50% of the plastic trash currently floating in the Pacific Gyre by 2021. Will it be successful? We better hope so.
September 25th, 2017 | by The Beam
The country would be known as “The Trash Isles,” and along with designer Mario Kerkstra the group have even developed the passport, flag, currency and other assets of the country.
July 31st, 2017 | by James Ayre
A new company known as "The Ocean Cleanup" has reportedly raised more than $30 million over the last few years, which will be used to create a fleet of floating trash collectors to operate in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, according to CEO Boyan Slat
September 23rd, 2010 | by Guest Contributor
Practical solutions to recently-understood manmade problems like the great Great Pacific Garbage Patch (and others like it around the world) [&hellip
May 28th, 2009 | by Tina Casey
Now that Oprah has turned her spotlight on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, that great mass of garbage floating in [&hellip