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
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!
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
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
Deepling emeritus, Miriam Goldstein, is a science rock star. My science crush on her only deepens after watching her completely explode TeX Oslo. Miriam is all…View More How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Garbage Patch
UPDATE: The Ocean Cleanup released a feasibility study in June 2014 that attempted to address many of the concerns we had below. You can read…View More The Ocean Cleanup. The newest of the new plans to remove marine plastic.
Recently, my friend Michael Barton went to check out the Washed Ashore Exhibit, currently at Portland Community College, and was gracious enough to share some…View More Washed Ashore
This week I’m at the 5th International Marine Debris Conference in Honolulu, HI. (Oh, the things I do for science!) As you might know, I…View More Live from the 5th International Marine Debris Conference
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch made news this week, based on statements from Oregon State University professor Dr. Angelique White. As you may know, this…View More Does the Great Pacific Garbage Patch exist?