5 Unexpected Ways Plastic Pollution in the Ocean Affects You

By |2020-02-22T17:40:49+03:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Plastic pollution in the ocean is, by far, one of the worst biohazards of the Millenium. It damages the ecosystem, causing marine life and birds to become extinct. We know that an ocean with plastic pollution floating in it can't have many positive effects. But how does it affect the environment, and by extension, our lives? We have some answers. How does plastic pollution in the ocean affect the environment and us? 1. Ghost Gear Injures the guts of marine mammals Plastic that lingers can

9 Octopus Facts That Prove These Creatures Are Absolutely out of This World!

By |2020-02-23T01:01:30+03:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , |

The tentacles of this creature create images of monstrosity and fear. You are probably familiar with the octopus, but there may be facts that you may not know. This creature is one of the most intelligent animals known to man, and a million other surprises besides. Octopus Facts You May Already Know The octopus is familiar to all of us, and there are undoubtedly many things that we already know about it. Before we introduce you to a few lesser-known octopus facts, we'd like to

The Problem of Plastic in the Ocean and 6 Smart Innovations That Could Solve It

By |2020-01-25T01:05:44+03:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

Plastic pollution is a problem that needs a definite, if not immediate solution. You have probably heard this rhetoric too often. How does carelessly disposed plastic affect the environment and the ocean in particular? We answer these questions and introduce you to some mind-blowing innovations that could minimize, if not eliminate the problem. The Problem of Plastic in the Ocean and the Environment Plastic pollution causes more problems for the Earth than many of us may realize. A carelessly thrown plastic mineral water bottle into

19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array To Remove Tons Of Plastic

By |2020-02-01T19:54:38+03:00June 28th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , |

19-year-old Boyan Slat has unveiled plans to create an Ocean Cleanup Array that could remove 7,250,000 tons of plastic waste from the world’s oceans. The device consists of an anchored network of floating booms and processing platforms that could be dispatched to garbage patches around the world. Instead of moving through the ocean, the array would span the radius of a garbage patch, acting as a giant funnel. The angle of the booms would force plastic in the direction of the platforms, where it would be separated from plankton, filtered