#Pacific Ocean

  • Article: Device to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Patch Will Soon Be Deployed
    Environment

    Device to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Patch Will Soon Be Deployed

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 8, 2018

    A huge contraption will be launched in September to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Read more

  • Article: This Man Is Swimming Across the Pacific in the Name of Science
    Environment

    This Man Is Swimming Across the Pacific in the Name of Science

    April 30, 2018|News Deeply

    He'll be swimming from Tokyo to San Francisco to raise awareness about ocean pollution. Read more

  • Article: That Massive Ocean Garbage Patch Is About to Be Cleaned Up
    Environment

    That Massive Ocean Garbage Patch Is About to Be Cleaned Up

    By Joe McCarthy|April 23, 2018

    “The plastic pollution problem has always been portrayed as something insolvable.” Read more

  • Article: This Scientist Is Rowing From California to Hawaii For Climate Change
    Environment

    This Scientist Is Rowing From California to Hawaii For Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|March 29, 2018

    The rowers call themselves “Team Ripple Effect” because they want to catalyze political action. Read more

  • Article: The Giant Island of Plastic in the Pacific Is 16 Times Larger Than Thought
    Environment

    The Giant Island of Plastic in the Pacific Is 16 Times Larger Than Thought

    March 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It includes 1,800,000,000 pieces of plastic in it. Read more

  • Article: There Are 60 Times More Microplastics in Oceans Today Than 15 Years Ago
    Environment

    There Are 60 Times More Microplastics in Oceans Today Than 15 Years Ago

    Feb. 28, 2018|News Deeply

    Microplastics have increased 60-fold. Read more