Content to: ocean plastic

Could Dumping Corn Waste into the Deep Sea Solve our Carbon Woes?

We're already used to seeing bales of corn waste in our fields, but could they soon become a familiar sight on the ocean floor?

InNoPlastic: Taking on Ocean Plastic with Apps, Automation and Archimedes

With the ocean plastic pandemic getting worse, innovative solutions from across the spectrum are needed.

Mussel Power: Can Molluscs Help Clean Up the Microplastic Crisis?

UK scientists are investigating a natural solution to microplastic pollution in our oceans: mussels. These molluscs serve as efficient water purifiers, but can they make a real dent in our pollution problem?

ARC: Bubbles and AI Robotics Combine to Clear Plastics from Polluted Rivers

A student-led initiative in Zurich called Autonomous River Cleaning (ARC) wants to tackle plastic pollution in rivers with a robotic vessel that can gather, sort and analyse waste.

3D-Printed With Ocean Plastic: The Running Shoe Making Big Strides

To help reduce the problem of plastic pollution, a new running shoe made with ocean plastic and using 3D printing technology is to hit the shelves by the end of 2017. Could this be a game changer for the sports industry?