#Great Pacific Garbage Patch

  • Article: The Ocean Cleanup Device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Finally Working

    The Ocean Cleanup Device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Finally Working

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 8, 2019

    “This now gives us sufficient confidence in the general concept to keep going on this project.” Read more

  • Article: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is About to Undergo Round 2 of a Massive Cleanup

    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is About to Undergo Round 2 of a Massive Cleanup

    By Sushmita Roy|June 24, 2019

    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch holds 80,000 tonnes of plastic and is larger than France. Read more

  • Article: SodaStream Just Launched a Plastic-Cleaning Contraption in the Caribbean

    SodaStream Just Launched a Plastic-Cleaning Contraption in the Caribbean

    By Sophie Maes|Oct. 19, 2018

    The cleanup involves company executives, local school groups, and NGOs. Read more

  • Article: A Trailblazing Effort to Clean Up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Has Finally Begun

    A Trailblazing Effort to Clean Up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Has Finally Begun

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 12, 2018

    If the trial works, 60 more cleaning systems will be sent to tackle the floating trash island. Read more

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

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

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

    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

  • Article: This Pile of Ocean Trash Could Be Recognized as a Country

    This Pile of Ocean Trash Could Be Recognized as a Country

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 18, 2017

    For real. Read more