It’s not too late to save the oceans—but how?
As we approach Earth Day, we’ll be bringing you the best in essays and videos regarding healing our Earth, and how we can go about transforming the way we live so that our carbon and Earth-footprints don’t ruin the next generation’s earth, air, and water.
Boyan Slot, teen genius and engineer, has the answer:
Captain Charles Moore and VICE have the first-ever documentary:
Captain Charles Moore’s TED Talk that started it all:
And TED Talks have all the latest in answers for getting our garbage output down and our plastice input recycled:
And the short film, “The Plastic Age”:
“We all talk about the Stone Age, the Iron Age and the Bronze Age, but what era are we living in right now? People are starting to refer to us as the – far less romantic – Plastic Age. We make 288 million tonnes of plastic a year, and unlike paper, metal, glass or wood, it does not oxidise or biodegrade, instead it ends up in our oceans, making the ratio of plastic to plankton 100:1. The way to make use of The Great Pacific Garbage Patch? Bionic yarn. Co-designed by Pharrell, G-Star’s RAW for the Oceans collection is the world’s first denim line created from plastic that has been fished out of the big blue and recycled. Find out how we can pick 700,000 tonnes of plastic up off the sea floor in our documentary, made possible by G-Star, The Plastic Age.”