Today’s Solutions: May 25, 2024

Meet Wisdom, the 70 year old a

Meet Wisdom, the 70 year old albatross that just hatched another chick

When biologist Chandler Robbins first tagged Wisdom the Laysan albatross in 1956, he probably had no idea that the oceanic bird would long outlive him. But here we are in the year 2021, and Wisdom is still alive and mating. In fact, Wisdom has just hatched another chick at the tender age of 70. Read More...

David de Rothschild to sail in

David de Rothschild to sail in a boat of plastic bottles

British adventurer will sail across the Pacific in a 60-foot catamaran made of 12,000 plastic bottles and other recycled materials. Marco Visscher | May 2009 issue According to David de Rothschild, the plastic bottle is the icon of the modern lifestyle. “It costs an awful lot of energy to Read More...

Videos: Creating a catamaran o

Videos: Creating a catamaran of plastic bottles

See the making of the Plastiki, a 60-foot catamaran made of plastic bottles, and watch interviews with David de Rothschild, who plans to sail the Plastiki across the Pacific. Ode Editors | May 2009 Read More...