#Pacific Ocean

  • 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: Endangered Sea Turtle Population Might Be Bouncing Back, Scientists Say

    Endangered Sea Turtle Population Might Be Bouncing Back, Scientists Say

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|May 2, 2019

    Scientists believe the new finding is a positive sign that conservation efforts can work. 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: This Man Is Swimming Across the Pacific in the Name of Science

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

    From News Deeply|April 30, 2018

    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

    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

    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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 23, 2018

    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

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

    From News Deeply|Feb. 28, 2018

    Microplastics have increased 60-fold. Read more