Now is an incredible opportunity to make an impact on plastic

August 27, 2018 by  
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We need more than billions of dollars to keep plastic out of the ocean. Thankfully, there’s a consensus about the solutions — if we act now.

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Dow scrubs up marine plastic

January 23, 2018 by  
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Dow is known for bringing chemical solutions to the market. But it also has a long history of partnering with conservation organizations to find solutions to marine plastic debris.”We’re partnering with Ocean Conservancy to develop scientific information that helps us discover where marine debris can come from and how we keep them out of the ocean,” said Jeff Wooster, sustainability director at Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, about their 30-year relationship. 

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Edible Water Blobs: All You Ever Wanted to Know

May 9, 2017 by  
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Despite serious efforts by environmentalists to promote the use of alternatives, consumers have been reluctant to give up single-use plastic water bottles. In the U.S. alone, 38 billion water bottles end up in landfills or the ocean per year. Not…

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Adidas Teams with Nonprofit to Turn Plastic Pollution into Shoes

January 27, 2017 by  
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The world’s oceans are in big trouble. Each year, 8 million tons of plastic end up in the ocean, and it’s not just harming precious marine life — it’s hurting us as well. Plastic debris in the water absorbs dangerous pollutants, and as it breaks…

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5 of the coolest innovations found at VERGE 16

September 26, 2016 by  
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From virtual reality tours of the ocean to multifaceted microgrids, sustainable technologies took Silicon Valley by storm last week.

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The circular economy as a $1 trillion opportunity

September 26, 2016 by  
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Aided by the Internet of Things, circular flows use are being realized with growing speed. Here are stories from two of the world’s largest companies.

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Solar Powered Airplane ‘Explores The Impossible’

July 28, 2016 by  
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When you get on an airplane to fly across the country – or even across the ocean – you probably don’t think too much about how much fuel is actually being used by that airplane you’re sitting on. You probably also don’t think about exactly what the…

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Intentionally unstable Water Pavilion lets visitors walk on the ocean

March 29, 2016 by  
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One World, One Ocean Campaign Brings Conservation to the Big Screen (Video)

October 17, 2011 by  
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YouTube video screengrab / YouTube video Screengrab via OWOO One World One Ocean (OWOO) is a new campaign from MacGillivray Freeman Films, and it is all set to blow your mind when it comes to seeing and understanding the ocean in new ways. The ocean is the beating heart of this planet, from controlling climate and weather to providing food and rain water. Yet we grasp how important the health of the ocean is to the health of the planet. We need stronger con… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Louf Is An "Autonomous Sunscreen"

October 17, 2011 by  
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Studio Toer /© When the sun comes out, many plants begin to move, turning their leaves to face the sun. Dutch designers Castor Bours and Wouter Widdershoven of Studio Toer have created a shading parasol that acts in much the same way; when the sun shines, it opens up, providing protection from the sun to those below…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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