Archive for November, 2012

November 21, 2012

S. Texas artist makes plastic pollution her medium

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Shelia Rogers’ husband waits many nights for dinner. Because she’s busy cleaning. After his wife scrubs sea scum and grit from her plastic found objects with a toothbrush, she sorts them by color and type of item.

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November 20, 2012

Great information

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recycling statistics you didn’t know…

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November 19, 2012

Arrecifes artificiales

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Vida marina creacion de arrecifes artificiales para poblar de peces los fondos del mar.

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November 16, 2012

Vancouver paves roads with plastic | Local | News | Vancouver 24 hrs

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“It’s a relatively small amount to pay when you consider the enormous savings in greenhouse gases,” Judd said, adding the new mix is also noticeably less smelly.

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November 13, 2012

NOAA: Japan Tsunami Debris Still Expected | Big Island Now

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Carey Morishige, Pacific Islands Regional Coordinator for NOAA’s Marine Debris Program, gave a briefing Friday to county and state officials on the status of the federal government’s efforts to track the debris.

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November 13, 2012

MAERSK: Deteriorating global economy putting pressure on shipping industry | gCaptain – Maritime & Offshore News

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November 13, 2012

Open.H2O – research community to protect the ocean

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Step into action and join the community. Share your ideas and needs and find like-minded enthusiasts which aim to research on technology solutions to observe, maintain and clean the ocean.

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November 9, 2012

Estudiantes descubren un hongo que degrada plástico | Caffix Productions | Psytrance México

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La principal importancia es que a diferencia de otros hongos que también degradan los plásticos, el Pestalotiopsis microspora es el único que puede hacerlo sin presencia de oxígeno, algo fundamental para futuras aplicaciones en vertederos.

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November 5, 2012

All About Shipping » Blog Archive » Seawater washing: is this the solution to reduce noxious emissions from ships?

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November 2, 2012

The SodaBIB Project — A new shipping pallet that can make a big difference.

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Bottle Interface Bracket SodaBIB architecture…

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