Worried about plastic in the ocean? Then get off your rumpus this weekend and do something about it! It’s International Coastal Cleanup Day this Saturday,…View More Go forth and plunder some trash for International Coastal Cleanup Day this Saturday
Given the recent surge of interest in engineering designs for plastic clean up of the oceans, I have decided to review the top ten plastic clean…View More The Top 10 Engineering Designs to Clean Up Plastics In the Oceans: You Won't Believe What We Found!
INTRODUCTION This is the second of a two-part post. In the first installment, Kim presented alternatives to this project. This installment is a collaboration between…View More The Ocean Cleanup, Part 2: Technical review of the feasibility study
This is the first of two-part post. This installment is written by Kim, who will present alternatives to the Ocean Cleanup project to help curb the…View More The Ocean Cleanup, Part 1: Alternatives to reduce ocean plastic
“Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change – it can not only move us, it makes…View More Sea Walls: Lessons from a Paint Can
When you think of terrifying monsters that might inhabit the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, what do you think of? Mutant sharks? Pissed-off squid? Rabid barnacles? (Well,…View More The scariest inhabitant of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is not what you think
You may have heard me say it once, and I’ll say it again: the oceans are a toilet bowl for our waste. Throughout history, our solution to pollution has oftentimes been “dilution”. As a consequence, chemical pollution is now ubiquitous in our oceans as a result of industrialization, waste-management strategies (and/or lack thereof), natural disasters, etc….
As such, it becomes my job to try and solve this mystery and basically play detective on the open sea. What puzzle am I trying to unravel? Well, I’ll warn you, it’s a trashy one…View More Guest post: Playing Detective in the Great Blue Sea
“…in the final analysis, the thing we really need to fix is ourselves. It’s not about the fish; it’s not about the pollution; it’s not about the climate…View More How we wrecked the ocean
There have been a number of posts at Deep Sea News lately that have attracted intense commentary and a lot of back-channel communication, some of…View More No, but in all seriousness…
Like the lovely PGP (Pacific Garbage Patch), this has just been a plastic filled week… and it’s only Tuesday! To join in on all the…View More The Majestic Plastic Bag