It’s not news that we’re in the midst of a plastic pollution crisis. As consumers become more conscious and cities try to tackle mounting piles of waste, plastics manufacturers are making no plans to slow down the production of virgin plastic. That’s a big problem and one outlined in Oceana’s most recent report on ocean […]Continue Reading 529 words
An investment firm called Closed Loop Ventures (they’re the folks behind the NextGen Cup challenge for Starbucks and McDonalds) has raised $100m USD for a fund to make early-stage equity investments into sustainable consumer goods companies, advanced recycling technologies, and services related to eliminating ocean plastic pollution, Bloomberg News reports. Rob Kaplan, the Fund’s Founder […]Continue Reading 469 words
A group of 633 scuba divers near Boca Raton, Florida set a new Guinness Book of World Records world record for the largest underwater cleanup in the world. Ahmed Gabr, a former Egyptian Army scuba diver, with a team of 614 divers in the Red Sea in Egypt in 2015, held the record previously. While […]Continue Reading 146 words
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