Archive for July, 2012

July 31, 2012

OpenROV – The Open Source Underwater Robot

See on Scoop.itMeeresvermüllung & Müll im Meer – Nachrichten Dritter

OpenROV is an open-source underwater robot for exploration and education. We want to provide kits for the DIY community.

See on www.kickstarter.com

July 28, 2012

Punto Verde Recíclame

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Punto Verde es una pared de centros de acopio permanente, principalmente administrado por el Municipio y/o Estado, de desperdicio electrónico autorizado que forma parte de la red de Recicla Electrónicos México S.A.

See on www.puntoverde.org.mx

July 24, 2012

The Plastic Ocean Project: When the Media Pays Attention-We Have …

The Plastic Ocean Project. This blog shares the research experiences and findings while sampling the North and South Atlantic as well as the South Pacific and the North Pacific Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

See on theplasticocean.blogspot.fr

July 24, 2012

Jellyfish or Plastic Bag???

Jellyfish or Plastic Bag??? To celebrate World Ocean’s Day on June 8th we helped kids visiting the Alaska SeaLife Center make Jellyfish in a Bottle! These creations are made out of recycled plastic drink bottles and plastic …

See on americorpsaslc.blogspot.fr

July 24, 2012

Marine Garbage Pollution: an International Problem « The …

It is estimated that between 60 and 80% of marine debris is made up of plastic, and that plastic is accumulating in the oceans because of its disposable nature. Discharging from ships alone has been estimated to contribute …

See on www.if.org.uk

July 24, 2012

It Starts With Me: Our Daily Ocean: Day 150

Plastics are a huge problem. 99% of litter we pick up on the beach is plastic and our oceans are becoming increasingly plasticized. No doubt that’s something that needs to be tackled and some plastics definitely need to be …

See on itstartswithme-danielle.blogspot.fr

July 24, 2012

A “method” to help solve ocean waste madness – Plastics Today (blog)

A “method” to help solve ocean waste madness – Plastics Today (blog) – As we covered back in May, scientists from Scripps Institute of Oceanography reported the amount of plastic debris in this part of the Pacific Ocean has grown 100-fold in the past 40…

See on www.plasticstoday.com

July 24, 2012

Oceana’s 2012 Ocean Heroes | Goodlifer

The amount of plastic that is polluting our oceans and waterways is staggering. Most of us feel helpless when faced with the stories of the great garbage gyres and birds starving to death because their stomachs are too full of …

See on www.goodlifer.com

July 23, 2012

Fishing for Litter – Der Grüne Punkt

Duales System Deutschland GmbH organised the collection, sorting and recycling of packages bearing the Green Dot, and offers services in the fields of deposit clearing for non-returnables and the German legislation on used electrical and electronic…

See on www.gruener-punkt.de

July 23, 2012

Fleeced again: How microplastic causes macro problems for the ocean

On Black Friday, outdoor retailer Patagonia took out a full-page ad in The New York Times asking readers to “buy less and to reflect before you spend a dime.” Beside a photo of their ic…

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