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The Ocean Cleanup Project Update

Latest On the Ocean Cleanup effort to tackle the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The Ocean Cleanup Giant Floating Boom that set sail from San Francisco last September has been towed back to port due to structural failure that was discovered late December, 2019. According to the most recent recent Tweet (3:15 AM – 18 Jan …

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Giant Floating Trash Collector Update

We have been following the news about the Giant Floating Trash Collector that is being deployed in the Pacific Ocean to round up the enormous masses of plastic waste we now know as the Giant Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP). This is the creative invention of the very young environmental entrepreneur Boyan Slat and his organization, …

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Dominican Republic Drowning In Plastic?

Santo Domingo. On Friday, Environment Minister, Ángel Estévez issued a warning to business leaders. We must reduce the use of plastics in the Dominican Republic. This message I am telling the entrepreneurs, prepare yourself because one day you will stop using plastics in the Dominican Republic. This is a serious problem that we have to …

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