Today’s Solutions: May 30, 2024

Ocean Voyages Institute comple

Ocean Voyages Institute completes largest ocean clean up in history

At the end of June the Ocean Voyages Institute’s marine plastic recovery vessel, S/V KWAI docked in Honolulu. The ship spent 48 days at sea recovering 103 tons (206,000 lbs.) of plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, setting a record for the largest at sea clean-up in the Gyre to Read More...

Banking on plastic

Banking on plastic

You’ve heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch—that blob of plastic bits floating in the ocean current—but you probably didn’t think of it as a valuable asset, one that could be mined just like any natural resource. A lot of that plastic washes up on beaches around the world, and a new Read More...