I am deeply concerned that a project intending to collect plastic from the ocean’s surface, known as The Ocean Cleanup, will sweep up countless floating…View More The Ocean Cleanup struggles to prove it will not harm sea life
The following is a guest post by Dr. Clark Richards, a physical oceanographer at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography in Halifax, Canada. It was originally…View More The (ocean) physics of The Ocean Cleanup’s System 001
boon·dog·gle /ˈbo͞onˌdäɡəl/ noun: work or activity that is wasteful or pointless but gives the appearance of having value. verb: waste money or time on unnecessary…View More The Continued Boondoggle of the Ocean Cleanup
I’ve always been a big fan of science communication and the ability to tell compelling stories through alternate forms of media- especially video. Gloop, by…View More GLOOP.
Because I haven’t written an update on the Ocean Cleanup and Boyan Slat in a while… They deployed a 100-m long prototype that is really…View More What did the Boyan Slat and the Ocean Cleanup do last summer?
Judging from the number of emails Miriam and I received from reporters today, the general public wants to hear what we have to say about…View More The Ocean Cleanup deployed a prototype and I honestly have A LOT of questions
You might think that to clean up the problem of plastic in the ocean, you should place your cleanup device where there is the most…View More Where is the best place to put your ocean cleanup device? Not where currently proposed.
1. It’s Getting Hot in Here. 2. One Fish. Two Fish. Red Fish… No Fish. 3. Snow Caps Cones for Everyone. 4. Too…View More 10 Reasons Why the Ocean’s Struggle is Real
“Artivism: An explosion of creativity, a marrying of art and activism” Over the past three years, street artists across the globe have taken up their brushes, prepped…View More The Art of Saving Our Seas
This is a guest post by Chelsea Rochman. Chelsea is a post-doc at the University of California Davis. This is her fourth guest post at DSN, and the first one…View More A story about fish, plastic debris and sex